Neymar’s departure from Barcelona is making some of his teammates emotional, including star attacker Lionel Messi.
Neymar arrived at training early Wednesday to meet with his teammates and club officials and tell them he’s set to leave the club, with all signs pointing to Paris Saint-Germain as Neymar’s next destination.
Following Barcelona’s public announcement that Neymar would be leaving, subject to another club triggering his $263 million transfer fee, Messi wrote his good-byes on in a post on the social media app Instagram.
“It was a great pleasure to share all these years with you, my friend Neymar,” Messi wrote. “I wish you much luck in this new stage of your life. See you (later), I love you.”
Messi and Neymar formed a feared partnership over the past four years that led to two La Liga titles, three Copas Del Rey, one UEFA Champions League crown and a FIFA Club World Cup title.