In a shocking turn of events, club captain Lionel Messi has hit-out at the Barcelona hierarchy accusing them of kicking former teammate and friend, Luis Suarez following his departure to La-Liga rivals Athletico Madrid.
Messi took to his Instagram handle to post an emotional farewell message to Suarez and also used the opportunity to vent his frustrations over the poor running of the club.
“I had already begun to imagine it but today I went into the dressing room and it truly dawned on me. It’s going to be so difficult to not continue to share every day with you both on the pitches and away from them.
“We’re going to miss you so much. We spent many years together, many mates, many lunches and many dinners. So many things we will never forget, all the time we spent together.
“It will be strange to see you in another shirt and much more to come up against you on the pitch. You deserved a farewell that fit with who you are: one of the most important players in the history of the club. Someone who achieved great things for the team and on an individual level.
“You did not deserve for them to throw you out like they did. But the truth is that at this stage nothing surprises me anymore.”