Lionel Messi has confirmed his decision to stay on at Barcelona, according to Goal. The Argentine revealed the news, which will delight Barça fans, on Friday evening. He’ll stay at the Catalan club until at least 2021.

Messi outlined his frustration at trying to leave the club. “I’ll continue at Barcelona and my attitude won’t change, no matter how much I have wanted to go. I told the club and the president that I wanted to go. I’ve been telling him all year. I thought my time in Barcelona was over, sadly – I always wanted to finish my career there.”