At first, some players of the team did not agree with the Barcelona board. Now, earlier today, the Barcelona footballers have finally accepted the humane offer of the club. Barcelona players are sacrificing for the staff.
Coronavirus has defeated the football world. It is pathetic but it is true. Because of the Coronavirus, all the football competitions in the world have been postponed already. The regular schedule has been changed. No one knows when to resume the season once again. At the same time, those who are connected with the games are facing so much financial difficulty. The big European club like Barcelona also going through the same financial disorder. In a difficult time, to reduce the financial disorder, the Catalan club told to deduct around 70 percent of the player’s salary from the beginning.
Not only that but after deducting their salary 70 percent, the Barca players are also donating an amount from their own. With the amount, the staff who are connected with the club will get the proper salary at the end of the month. Though his official Instagram, Lionel Messi has confirmed that himself.
BREAKING: Lionel Messi has confirmed that all @FCBarcelona players will take a 70% pay cut so that the rest of the Barcelona staff can be paid 100% during this difficult period. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/uphZ3eM94w
— 4 3 3 (@433) March 30, 2020
In his Instagram post, Lionel Messi stated that it is high time to declare something. In the critical situation, Barcelona players are deducting their 70 percent of salary for the staff. Yes, they are fully agreed on it. At the same time, they are adding more funds to secure that the staff of the club can get the full salary during the critical time.
Along with team Messi, the Barcelona basketball team also doing the same thing. Though a statement they have disclosed that the Barcelona players fully agree on deducting their 70 percent of salary. Along with the professional football team, the basketball team is also under the agreement.
FC Barcelona reduced players’ salaries by 70% to secure 100% of the salaries for the staff on temporary redundancy pic.twitter.com/0J3RyIWaiw
— Kat (@katpijetlovic) March 30, 2020
Earlier, the Italian champion Juventus players have shown magnanimity. In the next four months, they will not receive any salary from the Old Lady, the team Cristiano has informed that to the board. The Juve club official has confirmed the news. In the next four months, if we count the amount from the players an coach’s deduction salary, it will be near about 90 million euros. They also want to secure the full payment of their club’s staff.
Lionel Messi says Barcelona players will take a pay cut during the coronavirus pandemic so that non-sporting staff can receive their full wages.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) March 30, 2020
Excluding the sacrifice, Messi and Cristiano have personally donated in their own nation to fight against the Coronavirus.