Ligue 1: Lionel Messi was given a hero’s welcome as he returned to affix coaching at Paris Saint-Germain. His PSG teammates gave the Argentina captain a guard of honour for profitable the World Cup.
World Cup hero Messi receives guard of honour from PSG teammates (Courtesy: PSG)
By India Today Web Desk: Lionel Messi acquired a hero’s welcome upon his arrival in Paris to reunite along with his Paris Saint-Germain teammates on Wednesday, November 4. Messi had returned from his hometown after having celebrated the FIFA World Cup 2022 triumph along with his family and friends.
Messi was given a guard of honor by his Paris Saint-Germain teammates and assist employees as he returned to coaching on the Parc des Princes. He was additionally offered with a particular trophy on the felicitation ceremony.
Earlier within the day, Messi was given a hero’s welcome as he arrived on the Paris airport. Hundreds of followers had line-up to catch a glimpse of the Argentina captain, who achieved his long-standing dream in Qatar in December.
PSG suffered their first defeat of the Ligue 1 season to Lens. The Paris membership was overwhelmed 3-1 on January 2 within the absence of Lionel Messi, who had requested a break earlier than rejoining the aspect. PSG are nonetheless on the prime of the league desk with 44 factors, 4 greater than 2nd-placed Lens after the seventeenth matchday.
Messi led Argentina to their third World Cup triumph. The Albiceleste defeated France 4-2 on penalties to win the coveted title after 36 years. Messi scored 7 objectives in Qatar, taking his World Cup tally to 13 objectives.
Messi received the Golden Ball whereas his PSG teammate Mbappe, who scored a hat-trick in a shedding trigger within the ultimate, walked away with the Golden Boot.
Notably, Argentina’s Lisandro Martinez was given a rousing reception at Previous Trafford after the participant offered his FIFA World Cup Gold medal forward of the crew’s match in opposition to Bournemouth.