Messi to extend contract with Barcelona
BARCELONA, Spain — Lionel Messi will play out the best remaining years of his trophy-rich career at Barcelona. The Spanish club said Wednesday that Messi had agreed a three-year contract extension that will keep him at the club through the 202021 season.
By then, Barcelona’s all-time leading scorer will be 34 years old and finishing his 17th season with the club. Barcelona announced that Messi will sign a new deal “in the coming weeks” that will run through June 30, 2021.