The height of Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) forward Lionel Messi is exactly 170 cm. Despite his small frame, Lionel Messi tormented opponents at will. The 34-year-old won a record six Golden Balls in his illustrious career.
After leaving Barcelona in a heartbreaking transfer this summer, Lionel Messi is now focused on helping PSG achieve lofty ambitions. Ligue 1 is desperate to win the Champions League this season. PSG will also look to win the league despite finishing second behind Lille during the 2020-21 campaign.
In addition to the successful signing of Lionel Messi, PSG signed Sergio Ramos and Georginio Wijnaldum on free transfers. Achraf Hakimi is another key signing, while Portuguese left-back Nuno Mendes has moved to PSG on loan with an option to buy on deadline day.
Lionel Messi set a record on his PSG debut.
During his first appearance at PSG, Lionel Messi broke the French football rating record in Spain. More than two million spectators tuned in to Spain to watch Messi make his debut for PSG after coming off the bench against Rams last weekend.
Understandably, PSG’s 2-0 victory over Reims turned out to be the most-watched French football match of all time in Spain. Lionel Messi came on as a substitute for Neymar during the second half, where Kylian Mbappe grabbed a point to seal the win.
Given that Mbappe’s move to Real Madrid didn’t happen on deadline day, PSG fans are looking to Lionel Messi and Neymar to wreak havoc alongside the Frenchman.
Without a doubt, the trio boast the quality of being the most relentless attacking partnership in world football. PSG will hope to rely on their trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Mbappe to succeed in all competitions.
As things stand, PSG currently sit atop the Ligue 1 table. Importantly, they remain the only ones with a 100 per cent record in the French top flight. PSG return to action on 11 September against third-placed Clermont Foot at Princes Park.
Just four days later, Lionel Messi should make his Champions League debut against Club Brugge. Ligue 1 giants Manchester City, RB Leipzig and Bruges were drawn in Group A of the competition.