The world media made different comments after the announcement of Lionel Messi’s departure from PSG was made.
On the evening of June 1 (Hanoi time), coach Christopher Galtier confirmed that Lionel Messi is no longer attached to PSG after this season ends. Messi has scored 32 goals in 74 appearances for PSG and won 2 Ligue 1 titles. However, the Argentine star did not win the Champions League with the Paris team.
The French press made a point after learning that Messi would leave the Ligue 1 champions. L’Équipe published an article with the headline: ” Lionel Messi at PSG, the story of an unfinished novel “. According to L’Équipe, his time at PSG was a disappointing chapter in Messi’s career.
Le Monde also made a similar comment: ” Messi at PSG: 2 years did not meet great expectations “.
“ The mark left by the Argentinian World Cup winner at PSG will be the mark of a football genius in decline. Messi’s time at PSG reflects the failure of the club, due to a confusion between football tactics and marketing ,” wrote Le Monde.
Le Monde then emphasized that Lionel Messi received a salary of 30 million euros per season but could not help PSG win the Champions League.
” Welcome like a king, Messi leaves PSG without a crown ,” Liberation headlined.
Argentine media surprised by Messi’s departure from PSG. La Nacion posted an article with the headline: ” Messi leaves PSG: It’s a surprise announcement from coach Christophe Galtier “.
La Nacion mentioned that Messi was whistled and booed by PSG fans in front of his house on March 13. “ Right. PSG fans whistled at Messi. Perhaps that afternoon, Messi decided to leave ,” wrote La Nacion.
Meanwhile, Ole commented on Messi’s time at PSG: ” Messi had difficulty adapting to PSG during his first year at the club. But he has played superbly in his second season here with 21 goals and 21 assists in 41 games, in addition to Messi winning the Ligue 1 title. The task Messi has not completed at PSG is the championship. Champions League “.
The Spanish press is paying attention to Messi’s future. SPORT wrote: ” All offers are on Messi’s table. Barcelona, MLS or Saudi Arabia. Barcelona has more than once expressed a desire to bring Messi back to the club. Even the club president, coach and players support Messi’s return. Now Messi’s future is far from Paris. Will there be one last dance of Messi at FC Barcelona? “.
Meanwhile, Goal wrote: ” A complete failure “: Lionel Messi’s move to PSG was based on money from start to finish.
Messi will play the last match for PSG on June 4 (2 am, Hanoi time), when the Paris team welcomes Clermont at home.