Lionel Messi recently discussed his connection with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) supporters in a revealing interview.
Following his departure from the club, Messi shared his thoughts on his time at PSG and the changes in his relationship with the fans. Despite the ups and downs, Messi contributed significantly to PSG’s success, helping the club secure two additional Ligue 1 titles during his tenure.
Messi’s Arrival and Success at PSG
Lionel Messi’s arrival at PSG in 2021 created a wave of excitement among the club’s supporters. Fans were thrilled to have the world’s best player representing their team at the renowned Parc des Princes. Messi’s exceptional performance on the pitch resulted in 32 goals and 35 assists in 75 matches, playing a vital role in PSG’s triumphs in Ligue 1.
During an interview with beIN Sports, Messi shared his experience and revealed how his relationship with PSG supporters evolved. He acknowledged that initially, he received overwhelming support and encouragement. However, over time, some fans treated him differently, creating a rift within a large section of the Parisian crowd.
Messi expressed gratitude to those who continued to support him and acknowledged that similar situations had occurred with his teammates Neymar and Mbappé.
Messi’s Positive Memories of Playing Alongside Neymar and Mbappé
Despite the challenges he faced with the PSG fanbase, Messi fondly remembered his time playing alongside Neymar, Mbappé, and the rest of his teammates. The experience of lining up alongside these talented players undoubtedly brought Messi joy during his two years at the club.
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Lionel Messi will be joining Inter Miami, a Major League Soccer (MLS) team after his contract with PSG expires. Speculation suggests that Messi could make his debut for the club as early as July.
Inter Miami’s managing owner, Jorge Mas, hinted at the possibility of Messi playing in the Leagues Cup match against Cruz Azul on July 21st. Furthermore, Messi will be reunited with his former Barcelona teammate Sergio Busquets, who recently signed with the MLS side.
In his interview, Lionel Messi candidly discussed his relationship with PSG fans, highlighting the initial support he received and the subsequent changes in their attitude. Despite these challenges, Messi’s contributions to PSG’s success on the field were significant. As he prepares to embark on a new chapter with Inter Miami, there is anticipation surrounding Messi’s upcoming debut for the MLS team.