Social media goes wild after Messi decides to remain at Barcelona
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The transfer saga is over, but the war is ongoing.

Just hours after Lionel Messi's father claimed the €700-million release clause written into the player's Barcelona contract was no longer valid, the Argentine superstar's camp backtracked on his demand to leave the club on Friday.

But Messi didn't concede defeat without offering some choice words for the club's leadership, as he dubbed Barcelona "a disaster" under the presidency of Josep Maria Bartomeu.

Here are some of the best reactions to Messi reversing his decision in a blockbuster interview:

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Social media goes wild after Messi decides to remain at Barcelona
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