Lionel Messi has faced criticism from Barca, but attention has now shifted after five tax agents showed up to request documentation on his arrival at Ciudad Condal airport.

Lionel Messi has faced criticism from Barca, but attention has now shifted after five tax agents showed up to request documentation on his arrival at Ciudad Condal airport.

After a 15 hour flight to Spain back from international duty with Argentina, Leo Messi was met by tax officials when he arrived back in Barcelona.


“On top of that, after the flight, I find the tax people. It’s crazy,” said the Argentinean on his arrival. As reported by ‘Marca’, the tax office came to meet him.

In fact, five agents boarded Messi’s private jet to ask request documentation from the player. The Barça player even had to pay a customs tax for his return to Barcelona

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