President of Barcelona football club, Joseph Bartomeu has announced his resignation as president for the club. His resignation follows after he suffered external pressures from Barcelona fans to resign. There has been countless misunderstandings between Lionel Messi, Joseph Bartomeu and the Board.
Messi had earlier wanted to leave the club but after several consultations, he decided to stay, months after he made a cell phone call to President Bartomeu, telling him of his decision to leave the club.
In a statement, Mr. Joseph said he has resigned from his position as president to the club
Today I have announced my resignation and that of the rest of the FC Barcelona Board of Directors. Here I explain my reasons and briefly look back at these years in charge.
I am proud to have served the club. Visca el Barça i visca Catalunya! https://t.co/McHLos0f9y
— Josep Maria Bartomeu (@jmbartomeu) October 27, 2020
Fans of Lionel Messi have applauded the decision by Joseph Bartomeu. He had been faced with a vote of no confidence after fans of the club decided they’d push for him to leave the club.
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