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Simon Kuper

The inside story of how Lionel Messi broke Barcelona, the world's greatest football club

The Argentine's departure from the Catalan club has been the saga of the summer. But as this exclusive extract from a new book by SIMON KUPER shows, the footballing and financial relationship had been dysfunctional for several seasons

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