Messi signs new Barca deal

19 May 2014 05:31

Lionel Messi has signed a new contract with Barcelona, the Catalan giants have announced.

Barca revealed that an agreement over a new deal had been reached on Friday and, while no details were disclosed, the Argentinian officially put pen to paper on Monday.

"FC Barcelona would like to announce that Leo Messi and the club signed a revised contract this afternoon," said a statement on Barca's official website.

"The signing took place in the presence of Leo Messi, his father Jorge Messi and the club president Josep Maria Bartomeu, as well as the sporting vice-president Jordi Mestre and the club CEO, Antoni Rossich.

"During the signing, which was made in the presidential box at the Camp Nou, Leo Messi repeatedly expressed his excitement about the new deal."

Source: PA