The Argentine star Lionel Messi refused to shake hands with his compatriot Mauricio Pochettino, coach of Paris Saint-Germain, during the confrontation with his guest Olympique Lyon on Sunday, in the summit of the sixth round of the French League.
Pochettino put Moroccan defender Achraf Hakimi in place of Messi in the 75th minute.
After Messi left the field, Pochettino went to shake hands with him, but the “flea” refused to extend his hand, and uttered some words expressing his objection to his replacement, apparently.
PSG won but the decisive goal came after replacing Messi 🔄
Leo did not like to change and did not shake Pochettino’s hand. Isn’t the Argentine too comfortable in Paris anymore? 😒 pic.twitter.com/7u64ZRPAg0
– MatchTV September 19, 2021
Messi left the field when the score was 1-1, as Lucas Paqueta advanced to the visitors in the 54th minute, and Neymar Jr. equalized from a penalty kick, in the 66th minute, and then Argentine striker Mauro Icardi grabbed the winning goal for the Parisian team when the match was She breathed her last at the Parc des Princes.
It is noteworthy that Lionel Messi, 34, played his first match at the Princes Park in the Paris Saint-Germain shirt, but it is his third in the French League in addition to a match in the Champions League, since he joined the ranks of the French team during the summer Mercato, in a transfer deal. Free, after the expiration of his contract with his former club Barcelona.
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