Lionel Messi has signed a new contract that will tie him to Barcelona until 2018, the club announced on Thursday.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi looks on during the Spanish Copa del Rey quarter-final match against Malaga at the Rosaleda stadium in Malaga on January 24, 2013. Lionel Messi has signed a new contract that will tie him to Barcelona until 2018.
Barca had already signalled Messi's intent to sign a new deal, along with teammates Carles Puyol and Xavi Hernandez, back in December and the four-time World Player of the Year has now put pen to paper.
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