Jorge Messi – Lionel Messi’s father arrived in Barcelona a little early to support his son in his turbulent time. He needs to accompany his son tomorrow (20 April) in Spain’s Supreme Court to appeal against the 21-month prison sentence in tax-fraud case. Father-son duo is guilty of tax fraud and both are obliged to adhere to the Spain’s Supreme Court decision. But, the first task for him is to support his son in remontada (comeback) fight against Juventus.
Barcelona will play tonight their second leg of quarterfinal game against Juventus at Camp Nou, and Jorge presence in royal box will made the difference in his star son performance. Blaugranas are up for an uphill battle, as they trail 0-3 from first leg, and it’s like Mission Impossible 2 for them.
Jorge Messi to accompany Lionel Messi tomorrow in Spain’s Supreme Court
They outclass PSG in Mission Impossible 1 in second leg of last 16, eliminating Parisians with a 6-1 victory. They need another remontada at a bigger occasion against a better team. For Jorge Messi, his first task is to stand by his son’s side tonight, and then think about the tomorrow.
Mundo Deportivo reports, He will be in Spain for another week during which he is scheduled to stay for Sunday’s El Clasico fixture, and he will be meeting Josep Maria Bartomeu as well to discuss Messi’s future at the club. It’s most talked topic in transfer market gossips, and Mess’s contract is due to renew from a year.
Messi’s contract expires at the end of the next season, and Barcelona’s management team will try to do everything they can to renew his contract. Barcelona’s current run in domestic and European football is not guaranteeing them the silverware, and today’s performance will play a big role in securing Messi’s future. Let’s see if something positive come in next week news, it’s a difficult week for the club and Messi himself.