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25th Jun 2017

Lionel Messi’s birthday cake is a subtle clue as to where his future may lie

Darragh Culhane

Lionel Messi turned 30 on Saturday.

Now approaching the latter stages of his career, Messi is still head and shoulders above most footballers on the planet.

The Barcelona man had reportedly rejected a contract extension with the club much has been made as to whether he will leave the Catalan side.

However, in an Instagram post shared by the player, it shows the 30-year-old celebrating the day with his family and an FC Barcelona birthday cake is on the table.

The post translated to English reads.

“Ending the birthday many thanks to everyone for the greetings.”