A stir at the Camp Nou. A luxurious car enters the Camp Nou under the watchful eye of the members who mill around the stadium gates to participate in the most important elections in the recent history of the club. Inside, Leo Messi. The rosarino He was accompanied by his son Thiago to exercise their right to vote, something that they are doing for the first time, which gives importance to the elections and serves as an invisible message for all those members who did not know if they would vote. Amid shouts of “Messi stay”, the Argentine arrived shortly before twelve noon to deposit his ballot, guarded by his eldest son, in one of the polls. I have never participated in an election before. This time, Messi wanted to demonstrate his involvement with the club at a time when there is speculation about his future and after a few months in which he tried to leave the team. Complicit gesture that of the attacker, who yesterday distributed two more assists in the victory over Osasuna.
He was not the only footballer who participated in the democratic day. Sergi Roberto, Busquets, Jordi Alba or Riqui Puig they also cast their vote. Alex Abrines even joked: “I ask the new president to renew me,” he assured during a morning in which he highlighted the broad participation. At one o’clock in the afternoon, 16,868 members had voted in person, in addition to those who had done so by mail, giving a total of 35,730 members, 34.03 percent of the census. Sandro Rosell, Artur Mas or Luis Enrique They were also seen in the Camp Nou facilities. “It is an opportunity to choose the president of Barcelona and hoping that whoever is chosen does it well,” explained the national coach and former coach of the Catalan team.
Leo Messi published several forums on social networks with his son at the Camp Nou. Both were in the stands watching the Camp Nou. «That Messi and other players have come to vote is proof that Barcelona is more than a club and that players can also decide who will be the next president in an election that has had many obstacles due to the coronavirus and the pandemic, “Laporta explained, seeing the images of Messi voting. It should not be forgotten that the continuity of the Argentine has focused a good part of the electoral campaign. They all want him to continue even if he adjusts his salary to the current situationHe who lives the club because of the Covid. Laporta advocates the friendship he has with Messi and his family as an asset to convince him, while Font relies on Xavi Hernández as an interlocutor. AshFor his part, he has assured that he wants to continue but Barça will continue if the Rosario decides to leave.