Barcelona fired Director of the club after his comments about Messi
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MOSCOW, January 13. /TASS/. The leadership of the Spanish “Barcelona” has decided to dismiss the Director of the Pen club of Gratacos responsible for cooperation with the Royal football Federation of Spain, because of his comments about the striker team Lionel Messi. This was reported on the website of the club.
After the match of the Spanish Cup against athletic (3:1) January 11, in which the Argentine scored one of the goals, Gratacos said that Barcelona went further, not only thanks to Messi, the victory is a credit to the whole team, as without a partner he would not have been such a good football player.
In its statement the press service of the “Barcelona” noted that Gratacos was fired because he publicly expressed an opinion which does not coincide with the point of view of the club.