When Barcelona and general football legend Lionel Messi handed in his transfer request on Tuesday, the reaction was huge.
“Where will he go? How much will he cost?”
But it was the next line in the news story that really mattered: “The Argentina international, 33, sent a fax to the club on Tuesday saying he wishes to exercise a clause in his contract, allowing him to leave for free with immediate effect.”
Fax? Really? FAX?