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    Players are justified in saying booing doesn't help. But that's avoiding the elephant in the room: no fans boo to "help" the team. Accordingly I don't expect the whistles to stop.
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    Frankly, if someone pays for a ticket they have every right to express themselves if they are not happy with performance.

    Football is, among other things, a vent for people and players are not above club.

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    I have given it some thought lately: Is booing justified or not?

    Reality is, the large majority of fans have little way of communicating with the club. For most this is the only way of expressing their dissatisfaction and the only way to get to the board, their way of giving feedback. But directing the booing towards one specific player is uncalled for in this case.

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    Anyone who wants to can boo the players that is their right just as it is the right of the players to be pissed off with it or put pressure on the players and make the situation worse.

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    Of course the fans have a right to boo. Fans should be allowed to have a voice, especially at a club like Barcelona that is not privately owned.

    For me, fans have a right to boo individual players too, but in Gomes's case it is uncalled for. Gomes is not good enough to technically or physically to make it at Barcelona and that should have been evident to the people who scouted him. If anyone is to booed for the Gomes case, it should be Lucho and Robert.
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    The fanbase of this club is the most toxic there is in football, And those whistlers are the prime representatives, They're the same people constantly honking their car horns at traffic jams and feel happy about themselves.

    One of the main ingredients of their toxicity is what i like to call "The zero inconvenience policy", Apparently this fanbase somehow decided that they feel completely entitled not to experience any inconvenience what so ever that might accompany the hobby of supporting any football club, That includes, Witnessing a bad match, A player under-performing for any period, an underwhelming transfer, Losing a trophy...etc,etc,etc, Essentially meaning, The laws of the football world shouldn't apply to them.

    And to illustrate the level of toxicity in our club environment, Last season when the team has just emerged from a historic treble, They had a shocking display against celta-vigo losing 4-1, The next match was against Bayer Leverkusen in camp nou, We ended the first half losing 1-0, And then the whistling started, It only took them 135 minutes to whistle, Let that sink in, A team that just gave it's fans a treble a few months before, Only bought for itself 135 minutes of patience and inconvenience.

    So in the end i only have this to say, We are very lucky that we're able to generate so much revenue, Due to that we are one of the highest paying clubs in the world, Almost 70% of our budget goes to player salaries, Cause if it weren't for that, No player or coach would ever set his foot into this place
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    Quote Originally Posted by xXKonan View Post

    Lionel Messi is not unhappy with Barcelona fans after whistling


    The player was vexed because of recent performances from the team, especially the defeat in Paris

    Sport EN | 21.2.2017 | 16:16h.

    SPORT have learned from sources close to Lionel Messi that it is not true that he is angry about the whistles heard at Camp Nou on Sunday.
    The player was vexed because of recent performances from the team, especially the defeat in Paris.
    In no case does he want his gesture to be seen as disrespect to the fans who have adored him as a Barcelona player and still do.
    Leo Messi, who on Tuesday is in Egypt at a charity event, feels bad for how the team has played in recent weeks, the same way Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta and Gerard Pique have commented.
    Messi knows the fans give him unconditional support at the club.



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    Quote Originally Posted by BBZ8800 View Post
    ** Just a horror idea for our fans:
    Imagine if we lose Messi (to Argentina) in a summer of 2018 or something.
    And that we need to both overhaul our midfield, and we would be left with Neymar (who is not a leader), 31 years old Suarez, without Messi, without Iniesta and with a horrible midfield.

    Let's hope that it won't happen, but we have to be prepared for absolutely any option (with Barto as a guy who is planning our future, lol).
    We've already lost Valdes, Alves, Puyol, Abidal Xavi, Villa for nothing.

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    Fans have the right to express and voice their opinion. However, there is a specific time to do this. Either after the final whistle or when the game is truly over (4-0 etc).. to boo at 1-0 or at 1-1 is an act of extreme arrogance and ignorance no matter how badly the team was performing.