Lionel Messi on his PSG return

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Newly crowned World Champion, Lionel Messi, spoke to the press. Teammates and staff gave Lionel Messi a guard of honor on his PSG return Amidst applause, he received his trophy at the Camp des Loges.

Messi, following two weeks of rest after the World Cup final, told the press he has been working on preparing himself “physically, training well, to find the rhythm to be ready“.

2022 for Messi in numbers

In 51 appearances, Messi scored 35 goals and recorded 30 assists. This comes at a staggering rate of 69 mins per goal contribution. He was the X-factor for Argentina, becoming the first player to score in every knockout game of the World Cup.

The whole squad was involved in the training session ahead of the Coup de France match.

Lionel Messi on his PSG return isn’t likely to feature in the clash. Against the third division side Chateauroux in the round of 64, Christopher Galtier wants him to rest. He said the Argentine captain needed more time to recover from the world cup winning campaign. The boss wants him to be ready for the game against Angers in Ligue 1.

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