Lionel Messi has decided to stay at Barcelona until 2018 according to his new contract extension.It's an amazing news for barcelona.Fans are also thrilled to hearing this news because he cannot find a better place and combination to play.Messi himself has always wanted to finish his career at barcelona.He says that barcelona helped to achieve his dreams and i'm unable to thank for whatever they have done for me to build my career.
Even Carlos puyol and Xavi Hernandez are also agreed to stay until 2016.Both players has been a major reason for barcelona's success rate throughout their careers,Specially in the few recent years.All these contracts are yet to be signed by these players,club officials confirmed that.Barcelona's management is very happy with their decision to stay at the club.
These three stars started their careers at barcelona's worldwide famous academy.It shows the standard of their academy.Messi joined their academy at the age of 13 and when he was 17,he gained the attentions of his all coaches.His playing style has always been impressive and different for the coaches.
On sunday messi reached his 90th goal of this season.In last eight games he has scored twice in each game.Now it is very easy to predict who's gonna be the next fifa world player of the year.He will win this award fourth time in a row which will be an example for rest of the football stars which are very much over rated and has been compared to lionel messi.Andres Iniesta and Cristiano Ronaldo are also short listed for this award.
Carlos Puyol has been a outstanding captain for barcelona.Under his leading skills,barcelona has won three champions league,five la liga titles and two copa del rey titles.He made his debut in 1999 and the honour of leading the barca side was awarded to him in 2004.The same year messi made his debut for barcelona.