Barcelona”‘ has officially clinched their position in the Supercopa de Espana, better known
as the Spanish Super Cup, for next season after securing second place in La Liga with a 0-0
tie against Getafe.
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The runners-up of La Liga face the winners of the Copa del Rey, while the winners of La Liga
face the runners-up of the Copa del Rey, as per the rules. In the finals, the champions of
each game compete.
Real Betis won the Kings’ Cup this season, defeating Valencia in the final. As a result,
Barcelona will face Manuel Pellegrini‘s team in the semi-finals, while Real Madrid will face
Despite rumors of a feud, Barcelona president says he wants Messi back.
Earlier on Sunday, Lionel Messi’s father, Jorge, answered to a reporter’s query by saying that
he hopes to see his son return to Barcelona in the future.
Now, club president Joan Laporta has given the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner permission to
return to Camp Nou, saying that he would welcome Messi’s return in the future.
Last year, Messi stunned the football world when he announced that he would be leaving
Barcelona after the club was unable to renew his contract. The Argentina superstar signed a
two-year Bosman deal with Paris Saint-Germain, with a one-year extension option.
He’s had an exciting first season at Parc des Princes, with highs like winning the Ligue 1 title
and lows like being booed off by the home fans when PSG went out the
Champions League in the Round of 16 by Real Madrid.
Messi has not appeared fully settled at PSG, prompting speculation of a return to Barcelona.
At the same time, there have been indications that relations between the former Barça
captain and president Laporta strained.
Laporta has previously stated that he does not regret Messi’s leaving, claiming that the club
is greater than any individual. He also stated that the Catalan giants were not interested in
re-signing the 2021 Copa America champion because they were putting together a team for
However, it appears that the Barcelona president has left the door open for Messi to return
in the future. It remains to the future to see whether such a change takes place.