Freixa: Barca's future safeguarded
December 19, 2012
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
• Blog: Pique reaches new heights
Barcelona announced on Wednesday that Messi, 25, is to extend his contract to tie him to the club until June 2018, with Puyol, 34, and Xavi, 32, also penning new deals stretching up to June 2016.
Speaking after a board meeting ...