He didn't renew his contract and the rumors about his future are many. For this reason, this statement was not surprising. Former Real Madrid footballer and coach, José Luis Camacho, considered this Thursday that Lionel Messi could play next Saturday "his last classic with the Barcelona shirt" in the match that the two greats of Spain will animate for the 30th date of La Liga, led by Atlético Madrid.
"Messi can play his last classic for Barcelona this Saturday. I see it difficult for him to stay, since if he really wanted to, he would have told the club's managers", said Camacho, 65, in statements made to the media. Spanish press that consigned the sports newspaper Marca.
Camacho, identified with Real Madrid after having worn his shirt between 1973 and 1989 (he also had a brief cycle as coach in 2004) considered that Messi could have already communicated whether or not he will continue at Barcelona to the new president of the club, Joan Laporta, who won the election last month.
"In the case of Madrid, when they face Barcelona, any result's good except defeat. There are still several league games ahead", Camacho added.
The Spanish League is led by Atlético de Madrid with 66 points, followed by Barcelona with 65 and Real Madrid with 63, when there are still nine dates to play.
However, Atlético Madrid led by Argentine Diego Simeone isn't going through a good time. In fact, he had 14 of the last 30 points he played, while Barcelona had 28 and Madrid 23 in the same period.