More than a year after leaving Barcelona and signing for Paris, Lionel Messi seems to have found his stride at PSG. A sporty form that comes with a rediscovered serenity. The Argentinian is happy in the capital and no longer hides it.
Paris is magic for Lionel Messi. La Pulga is at home at PSG, 15 months after his arrival, free, from FC Barcelona. The first months had however been difficult both on the ground and in body attitudes. Leo Messi was struggling on the pitch, being less efficient than usual in front of goal, with the Argentine star not having a performance to match his legend. Above all, he sometimes displayed a certain melancholy which made many journalists say that the Pulga had come to PSG against his will. And obviously it is wrong, those who doubted it now have proof.
Messi declares his love for the city of Paris
This sadness is indeed now ancient history. Lionel Messi has regained a level worthy of his seven Golden Balls. He has scored 12 goals and provided 14 assists in all competitions this season with PSG. More generally, his game is more fulfilled with an ever stronger relationship maintained with his friend Neymar, who has also been in great shape since August. Leo Messi has definitely forgotten about Barcelona and feels fully Parisian. He confirmed it in an interview for CONMEBOL, being very complimentary about his family’s new city.
¡El invitado estrella de #ElJuegoSagrado, Lionel Messi! 🔥⚽️
El astro argentino reveals his desire to wear the camiseta de la selección @Argentina in Catar 2022, sus próximos desafíos y relive los best moments of su carrera. 🤩
🎬 ¡Espectacular glimpse! ⬇️#CreeEnGrande
— CONMEBOL.com (@CONMEBOL) November 14, 2022
” I like Paris much more, I discover the city and I find it magnificent. In the first year, there was a huge change. Things happened very suddenly, it was not my goal to leave Barcelona and everything was abrupt. After this long period and difficult times, I am happy to live where I live and my family and I are enjoying Paris […] Today I enjoy everything including football “, he claimed. Strong words that suggest a possible contract extension at PSG in June 2023, Luis Campos and Nasser Al-Khelaifi now having the desire to keep Lionel Messi for one or two more seasons. By passing this message to Paris, the sevenfold Ballon d’Or opens the door wide, Barça and Inter Miami can get dressed.