FC Barcelona – La Liga Ordered to pay tax at customs
Lionel Messi was not in the mood for anything after arriving back at Barcelona’s El Prat airport on Wednesday. On his return from international duty with Argentina, the forward was greeted by members of the media.
“I’m tired of always being blamed for everything,” Messi said when asked about comments made by Antoine Griezmann’s former agent, who tried to pin his former client’s form on his Barcelona teammate. That wasn’t all, though.
Upon arriving back in Barcelona, up to five people from the Spanish Tax Agency, who boarded his private plan to request documentation from himself and his entire crew. In fact, Messi was ordered to pay a tax at customs on arrival in Barcelona.
“After 15 hours of flying, I come up against people from the tax agency,” Messi said at El Prat airpot. “It’s crazy.”