Lionel Messi admits he no longer has the support at PSG as he did in the early days of joining the team.
” At first everything was great ,” Messi told RMC Sport. ” I received a lot of support. But things started to change. There was a certain distance between me and the fan base. This is not what I expected. I came to Paris because I like this club and have friends. friends here. I seem to adapt more easily here than anywhere else
On the morning of June 4, Messi parted ways with PSG after a 2-3 loss to Clermont in round 38 of Ligue 1. The Argentine superstar continued to be booed by PSG fans in the stands. Previously, M10 and his teammates were criticized for being eliminated in the round of 16 of the Champions League for two consecutive years.
In early May, a crowd of PSG fans was seen gathering in front of the team’s headquarters, lighting flares and using harsh words towards Leo: ” Messi, bastard “. L’Equipe, RMC or Marca all confirmed this information. The PSG fan department was upset when Messi voluntarily made a visit to Saudi Arabia after a defeat by the home team.
Former French player, Thierry Henry, was forced to speak out in defense of Messi: ” It’s embarrassing to hear boos from the stands at Parc des Princes. They can’t criticize one of the team’s best players. “.
Messi ended 2 seasons with PSG with 75 matches, 32 goals, 35 assists, along with 2 Ligue 1 titles and 1 French Super Cup.
The Argentine superstar joined Inter Miami earlier this month on a free form, receiving about $ 54 million in salary per year.