It was two weeks ago when the Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi left everyone surprised when the sent a letter to the club that he wanted to leave it. The move came after Barcelona faced a crushing defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich in the quarter-final of the Champions League. During the face-off, Bayern outperformed Barcelona by 8-2.
The football superstar has sent a fax to the club, asking them to allow him to activate a clause in his contract that will allow him to leave on a free transfer this summer.
As soon as the news came out, the rumors swirled about the football superstar’s future and where he might be playing his next following his request to leave Barcelona. Meanwhile, Indian Premier League’s franchise Kolkata Knight Riders has jumped on the bandwagon with a cheeky offer.
Kolkata Knight Riders via their official twitter handle and shared a picture of Lionel Messi donning the KKR jersey and also offered him to join the Knightriders. KKR wrote:
“Mr Messi, How about donning the Purple and Gold?”
Here, check out the Tweet:
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) August 26, 2020
The tweet soon went viral and was flooded with amazing reactions from Twitterati on this. Even Kuldeep Yadav couldn’t stop himself from responding to KKR’s tweet. In his tweet, Kuldeep Yadav took a dig at the franchise and wrote:
“Get ready to pay $220 million”
Get ready to pay $220 million 😂😂👌🏻
— Kuldeep yadav (@imkuldeep18) August 26, 2020
Well, while the offers look amazing but Nessi switching his football boots for cricket pads seems far away from the reality. But the fans were way too excited with even the thought of it. Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on this:
Arey tum pehle DK ko replace kardo as a captain Messi Bohot Dur Hai 🙄
— Dr Khushboo 🇮🇳 (@khushbookadri) August 26, 2020
— Sujay Sarkar (@sujays06) August 26, 2020
Messi was our player, he is our player and will always our player. #FCBarcelona
— Uvais (@ItsUvais) August 26, 2020
@sakshimandhane imma support Kkr for sure if this happens.😂
— Sanika Sabde (@sanikkamessi10) August 26, 2020