The name Lionel Messi is the reason why the word “Barcelona” is so attached to the attacker's name, he is rumored to be leaving.
At a GlanceSports – Samuel Eto'o said that if Lionel Messi leaves Barcelona then Barcelona will have to change the name of the club, because Messi is too attached to the word “Barcelona”.
Barca bought Messi's potential at a young age and carefully nurtured him through the famous La Masia academy system and into their senior ranks.
Eto'o was part of the Blaugrana squad as exciting talent broke through and always expected the Argentine to reach the top.
Messi now has six Ballons d'Or and countless major titles to his name,
It may be that others benefit from these talents before the time comes to hang up his shoes,
With the struggles that are being experienced in Catalunya at the moment that sparked talk that Messi would leave.
Barca will not be able to tie their talisman captain until the summer of 2021, but Eto'o still considers the breakup unthinkable.
The former Blaugrana frontman told TyC Sports: “I love Messi as if he is my own son, I wish him all the best.
“Barcelona is Messi and I think if Messi decides to leave, we will have to change the name of the club.
“We are lucky because in Barcelona, we have the best players in the world and of all time,
We have to do everything possible to make sure he finishes his career at Barcelona. “
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Barca's inability to claim the La Liga or Copa del Rey title in 2019-20,
Together with their humiliating 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals, it is said to have Messi weighing his options.
Eto'o can understand the frustration of the people at Camp Nou, but is looking for everyone associated with the club to clean up and come back stronger next season.
The Cameroonian iconic striker added: “I really suffered the defeat [dari Bayern], not only for Messi, but for all players.
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