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Lionel Messi admits mistakes after swap - intent: "make Barcelona better and stronger"

The fuss about the future of Lionel Messi was great. First he wanted to leave FC Barcelona, ​​then he decided to stay behind. Now the Argentine superstar wants to take responsibility for his mistakes.

With a passionate appeal, superstar Lionel Messi called on FC Barcelona and all supporters to unite and thus drew a line under the unspeakable transfer summer theater. "After so much disagreement, I want to put an end to this"said the 33-year-old Argentine in an interview with the daily newspaper Sports and demanded: "We have to unite as Barcelona fans and believe that the best is yet to come."

Messi had signaled in the summer that he wanted to leave his club after 20 years. This surprising announcement caused a lot of unrest and great anger at FC Barcelona. A trigger should have been the 2: 8 swatter in the quarter-finals of the Champions League against the eventual winners Bayern Munich. The Barça club bosses criticized world footballer Messi even when his move did not materialize for contractual reasons.

"I will take responsibility for my mistakes," said Messi, "and if there were, it was only with the intention of making Barcelona better and stronger", assured the captain of the Catalans. He always wanted the best for the fans and the club. "Combining passion with zeal and motivation will be the only way to achieve our goals and always strive together in the same direction."