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Lionel Messi has been victimised by the Madrid press

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Yes I'm a Barcelona fan and yes I know this news may be a bit old but I say this just not as a Barca supporter, I say this as a football fan.

In the last weeks and even months newspapers in Spain's capital of Madrid have been inventing lies about Lionel Messi and his family. While Madrid newspapers say their information is reliable and true, many of their claims and stories has been prove to be false.

First, Madrid's press made up things about Jorge Messi (Lionel's father) and claimed that he hasn't paid his taxes in Spain - these rumours are still up for debate.

The fact is that they are spreading stories about Messi's family mean that it ceases to become pure speculation and begins to get personal. On top of that they then claimed that he doesn't feel comfortable with Neymar when it has been shown they get along very well. Let's not forget about their campaign to help win Cristiano the Ballon d'Or.

They also suggested that he is looking leave Barcelona at the end of this season but the truth is they make up a lot of gossip about any team and no one stops them.

Maybe Messi feels sad in Barcelona but not because of Neymar , because Barcelona board along with former Barcelona president Sandro Rossel never helped him against this accusations from Madrid's press and new president Bartomeu also doesn't seem to care.

How long will it be before someone steps in to stop the papers reporting anything they can in order to sell copies?

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