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Messi offered amazing €90 MILLION to quit Barcelona

An unnamed Russian club offered Lionel Messi an amazing €90 MILLION to quit Barcelona just weeks ago, it has been revealed.El Mundo Deportivo says before Messi penned his new deal earlier this month, the player's father, Jorge, was contacted by a Russian club willing to offer €30 million-a-year for three years.

The club were also prepared to pay Messi's buyout clause to bring him to Russia.

Jorge Messi passed the offer onto his son, but the player rejected it out-of-hand and it was never mentioned during negotiations with Barca over his new contract.

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