The holiday is over for Lionel Messi, who is expected on Tuesday afternoon in Paris after winning the World Cup with Argentina. He still has big ambitions and is aiming for the Ballon d’Or.
The executioner of the French team in the finals of the World Cup in Qatar this winter, Lionel Messi took advantage of two weeks of vacation to rest in his hometown of Rosario. The Paris Saint-Germain number 30 also celebrated the World Cup won by the Albiceleste in Qatar this winter. After rest and celebrations, it’s time to resume training at PSG for Lionel Messi, who Christophe Galtier has been eagerly waiting for. “He is a crucial player for us, I have no doubt that he will be well received” confided on this subject to the Parisian coach after the defeat against RC Lens. After the crowning of a lifetime with the World Cup, is there still a risk of seeing a Lionel Messi in declining motivation at PSG during this second part of the season? Everything is possible, but it would be bad to know that Lionel Messi says this according to a close friend of PSG.
Lionel Messi more motivated than ever with PSG
“He is doing very well and he is motivated” we explain the Parisian in Paris Saint-Germain’s entourage, where the leaders, on the contrary, expect to see a brilliant Lionel Messi, happier than ever after winning the World Cup with Argentina. Author of a breathtaking first part of the 2022-2023 season with Paris SG, Lionel Messi wants to continue his momentum. From the height of his 35 years, according to Le Parisien, his goals are clear: to win the fifth Champions League in his career and to seek the Ballon d’Or 2023, for which he is already the big favorite ahead of Kylian Mbappé. In the coming days, there will also be a transfer window for Lionel Messi and beforehand there is not much excitement, as the former captain of FC Barcelona has entered into an agreement in principle with PSG on the basis of an extension of an extra season, i.e. until June 2024. A file which should be finalized in the coming days by Luis Campos and Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, while La Pulga is expected around 15.00 Bourget in Paris this Tuesday.