The press, especially the Catalan sports media, dedicated their covers to the outgoing Barça boss
Leo Messi was also the focus of attention as he reached the 50-goal mark in La Liga
‘Unforgettable’ and ‘See you soon’ were the most-used headlines of the dailies
May 5th will always be remembered by Barça fans. Josep Guardiola led his team for the last time at the Camp Nou in an emotional match against Espanyol. Guardiola’s farewell to the Camp Nou was the focus of attention this morning by the press as the manager’s speech and his emotive goal celebration with Messi featured prominently on the covers of dailies from around the world.
Catalan news outlets like Sport or El Mundo Deportivo devoted their front pages to Guardiola’s emotional farewell to the Camp Nou. Moreover, Messi’s four-goal performance also featured highly in they dailies’ front pages. The international press highlighted the Argentine’s magnificent game, which saw him reach the half-century goal mark in La Liga.
Here is a recap of what the worldwide press said about Messi’s new record and Guardiola’s goodbye to the Camp Nou
-Sport: “I'll see you later. You'll never lose me”.
-Mundo Deportivo: “Unforgettable”.
-El 9 Esporti: “It wasn't a dream”.
-La Vanguardia: “See you soon, Pep!”.
-El Periódico: “Tears and Goals”.
-L’Équipe: “Messi: four goals that are 50”.
-Olé: “Four for Pep”.
-La Nación: “Messi said goodbye to Pep his way: with four goals”.
-Gazzeta dello Sport: “Messi, four goals for Guardiola. Farewell party at the Camp Nou”.
-Univisión Deportes: “The Camp Nou's emotional farewell to Josep Guardiola”.