AFP Pau Barina
The French newspaper “Le Parisien” suggested that Argentine star Lionel Messi will play his first match in the Paris Saint-Germain shirt, if he joins his ranks, on August 29, in front of Reims Stadium.
And “Le Parisien” health stated that the city of Brest or Rance may witness a major event that no one had imagined a few days ago, as it is expected that Lionel Messi will start his career with Paris Saint-Germain by facing his host, Stade Brest, on Friday, August 20, or in front of his host. Reims Stadium, on the 29th of this month, as soon as the medical examination is completed.
Paris Saint-Germain will host Strasbourg, next Saturday, at the Parc des Princes stadium, and if Messi is presented to the fans, it will be a gift for their return, after long months of closed doors. But Messi will not be able to participate. Because the preparation period for it will not be enough, especially without any group training after more than a month of stopping. The Argentine played his last official match on July 11, when he crowned his country with the Copa America, at the expense of Brazil, by defeating him with a single goal scored. His colleague Angel Di Maria.
The newspaper pointed out that the Reims match seems logical, as it comes before the first pause in international matches, as Argentina plays three matches in the framework of the qualifiers for the World Cup “Qatar 2022”, against Venezuela on September 2 and Brazil on September 5, And then against Bolivia on September 9.
Last Thursday, Barcelona officially announced the departure of its captain, Lionel Messi, whose contract with the club expired on June 30, and he was unable to renew it due to financial problems, despite reaching an agreement with the Argentine.
It is noteworthy that Lionel Messi, 34, moved with his family to Barcelona, where he began playing with the under-14 youth team and scored 21 goals in 14 matches for the junior team and quickly advanced to the first team and participated in his first unofficial match with FC Barcelona when he was aged He was then 16 years old.
The Argentine star played 778 matches in the “Blaugrana” shirt, a record not achieved by any other player in the club’s history.
Messi, who won the Golden Ball award as the best football player in the world 6 times, scored 672 goals with Barcelona, and also won 10 titles in the Spanish League and 4 titles in the Champions League.
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