"You deserved a farewell befitting who you are: one of the most important players in the history of the club, achieving great things for the team and on an individual level," commented Messi on social media.
The 21-year-old has only made four league appearances for Barca and hasn't taken part in any of the club's three pre-season friendly matches, highlighting that he is not in the plans of new Barca coach Ronald Koeman.
Aston Villa also had goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez to thank for a first half penalty save to deny John Lundstrum when the scores were still level.
Health Minister Olivier Veran on Wednesday said that a new limit of 1,000 people will be imposed from Saturday at big events in several regions amid growing COVID-19 concerns, which included Paris.
JIANGMEN, China, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu grabbed its third straight win after defeating Shanghai 3-1 (25-12, 25-19, 12-25, 25-13) in the 2020 Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship here on Friday.
According to the organizers, the pictograms, covering 40 sports and 59 disciplines of the 2022 Asiad, were developed by the same team that designed the emblem 'Tides Surging,' all of which feature smooth lines and dynamic graphs.
Brazilian news outlet O Globo said former Atletico Madrid duo Diego Ribas and Filipe Luis were among the players to test positive. Others were Chile international right-back Mauricio Isla, winger Bruno Henrique, forward Michael Delgado and defender Matheuzinho, the report added.
"We played very well against a good team. We won more tackles and played very offensively today," Frankfurt's Sebastian Rode said.
PARIS, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- From 11,500 to 5,000, and now it has been reduced again - the maximum limit of attendees per day at this year's French Open has shrunk to only 1,000 in response to the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic in and around Paris, French Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Thursday.
The only down side for the capital-based team was that Renato Augusto limped off with an injury and the Brazilian is suspected of suffering a muscular problem.
The 26-year-old leaves Barca after 124 first team appearances in the three years since he joined them from Portuguese giants Benfica.