- Lionel Messi of Paris Saint-Germain has been told to demolish his four-star hotel in the Spanish city of Barcelona
- The order was said to have been given by the court who explained that the hotel failed to meet required expectations
- Messi recently left Spanish giants Barcelona acquired the hotel in 2017 and 77 bedrooms are in the property
Days after winning his seventh Ballon d'Or award in Paris, Lionel Messi has reportedly been ordered by the court in Barcelona for him to demolish his four-star hotel in the city.
This latest development will come as heartbreaking one for the Argentine footballer who spent more than 20 years of his career playing in Spain.
Why did court order for the hotel's demolition?
The report added that Lionel Messi was not aware that the property was already booked for demolition when he bought it in 2017 and spent huge amount on the hotel.
The hotel's balconies are believed to be too big, but the building could even collapse if they are downsized or torn down.
Not only that, but the fire emergency plan reportedly also failed to meet the authorities' standards.
What next for Lionel Messi to do?
The Paris Saint-Germain star is expected to send his representatives to appeal the court's order and deliberate on what can be done for the footballer not to lose the property.
Meanwhile, Lionel Messi has been struggling this season in France and the Argentine has scored only one goal for Paris Saint-Germain in the League.
Ronaldo publicly backs claims Lionel Messi stole the Ballon d’Or from him and Lewandowski
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo took to social media to back a claim that Lionel Messi stole the 2021 Ballon d’or from him and Robert Lewandowski.
Lionel Messi was handed a seventh Ballon d’or title on Monday night, November 29, but fans have blasted France Football for ignoring Robert Lewandowski.
And a five-time recipient of the same award, Ronaldo, who garnered 435 votes to finish sixth has commented ‘facts’ underneath a post detailing why the Manchester United star should have won it.
Daily Mail are reporting that a Facebook account called 'Cristiano Ronaldo - The Legendary' describes Messi's accolade as 'Theft. Dirt. Shame. Simply regrettable.'
Source: Sports Brief News