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Maradona not surprised Messi unsettled at Barcelona: It happened to me too

Former Barcelona captain Diego Maradona isn't surprised to see Lionel Messi unsettled.

Maradona turned 60 on Friday, October 30, and on his birthday he discussed how Messi tried to leave Barcelona in the summer transfer window.

"I knew it was going to end badly and I thought Leo was going to leave," Maradona told Clarin.

"It happened to me too. Barcelona is not an easy club and he has been there for many years and was not treated as he deserves.

"He gave them everything, he took them to the top and one day he wanted to leave to get a change of scenery and they said no.

"What happens is that slamming the door is not easy; there is a contract, a very big club, people who love you. I didn't do it at Napoli."

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