Madrid: Former Barcelona president Joseph Bartomeu has been arrested by Spanish football club Barcelona.
PR to enhance image as President of Barcelona Bartomeu was arrested for misleading the company. Bartomeu sought to increase the popularity of himself and his board members and to spread bad news on social media against key players, including Lionel Messi. He was ousted from the presidency following allegations of corruption.
His chief executive officer, Oscar Grau, and legal director, Roman Gomez, were also arrested. Bartomeu was arrested at his home by police after raiding his office in Barcelona’s stadium, New Camp. Indications are that the Barcelona authorities have handed over documents about the controversial incident called ‘Barcelona Gate’. P.R. Company 13 worked for Bartholomew.
They tried to campaign extensively against Messi, Gerard Pique and Xavi. P.R. The police raid took place in June last year after Bartholomew denied any involvement with the company. Bartholomew was forced to step down on October 27, 2020. In the wake of the Kovid epidemic, elections could not be held for Bartomeu’s successor.