He was Speaking to Catalan radio station RAC 1 on Wednesday, Messi said he was mistreated during tax fraud investigation forced him to think about leaving barcelona in 2013-2014 Season
Argentine star and his father both were found at fault of cheating the Spanish government of €4.1 million ($4.5 million) between 2007 and 2009.
Lionel Messi and his father both were suspended 21-month prison sentences, and Messi was later ordered to pay a fine of €1.7 million ($1.9 million),
He Said In an interview,
“At that time, with the government tax issues, I wanted to leave Spain, not for wanting to leave Barca “.
“It was difficult time for me and for my family,”
He Said More,
“I myself felt that I was being very mistreated and I didn’t want to stay here. I never had an official offer from other clubs because everyone knew my idea to stay here and to retire here..”
“It was very difficult for me and my family because people don’t know much about what’s going on. The truth is that it was hard for everything that happened but it is better that my children were small and did “