Lionel Messi stormed his private plane by the Spanish tax agency on the runway of Barcelona airport.

The Argentine champion described the failure as “crazy”.


Lionel Messi called it “crazy” after Spanish tax authority officers stormed his private plane at Barcelona airportCredit: Getty-Paul

Messi, 33, returned from international service on Wednesday.

But before he had a chance to head to the station, Brand Report of up to five officials boarded Custom plane – complete with kitchen, two bathrooms, and siblings on the stairs.

They asked the Barcelona captain and all crew members to present the documents.

And then while he went through customs at Barcelona’s Prat airport, Messi He was ordered to pay tax, the report adds.

“After 15 hours of flying, I encountered people from the tax authority asking questions,” he told reporters upon his arrival.

“This is madness.”

Messi and his father, Jorge, have been found Guilty of tax fraud in July 2016 and sentenced to 21 months suspended prison sentence. The six-time Ballon d’Or winner was also fined £ 1.5 million.

At that time, he admitted that he wanted to leave Spain because of the chaos.

Messi's private plane, number 10 on its tail, was still on the tarmac when the officers came on board


Messi’s private plane, number 10 on its tail, was still on the tarmac when the officers came on board

Messi has also been questioned by the El Prat media about comments from Antoine Griezmann’s former agent.

Eric Olhatz claimed that “unfortunate” Messi went out of his way to upset the Frenchman He supervised the “terror regime” in the club.

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At that moment, Messi kicked off, saying, “I’m tired of always being the problem.”

Messi’s growing frustration with his childhood club may be Barcelona’s loss but Manchester City’s gain.

As revealed by SunSport, the Etihad club Plans to take a move to land it intensified in January.

Messi nearly pulled out of Barcelona in the summer before taking on a dramatic role to honor the final year of his contract at the Nou Camp.

Barcelona’s £ 437m debt means they urgently need to cut costs drastically.

So the chance of fetching any fees, perhaps as little as 50 million pounds, instead of letting Messi go for free at the end of the season may be too good to be turned down.

Lionel Messi says he is tired of always being a problem with everything at Barcelona