Lionel Messi (36 years old) regrets that Paris Saint-Germain never praised him for winning the World Cup, especially after all his teammates in the Argentine national team were honored by their clubs.
Messi scored two goals in the final match and also scored a penalty kick in the shootout, as Argentina won 4-2 on penalties over France in Qatar.
He added: “I was the only player among the 25 players who did not receive recognition (at his club).” SBN Argentina.
On the other hand, he can also understand that:
– It was understandable… Because of us (Argentina) they (France) did not retain the World Cup title.
Messi left Paris Saint-Germain in June 2023 after his contract expired. The World Cup final was held in December 2022.
He admitted to ESPN that there was a “disagreement with a large group of PSG fans” and that he found it difficult to adapt in Paris.
When asked if he regretted his move from Barcelona to Paris, Messi replied:
– It happened. It wasn’t what I expected, but I always say things happen for a reason. Even though I didn’t do well there, I became a world champion while I was there.
Now the soccer star is enjoying life in Miami:
– I love what I do, I love playing, and now it’s a different way. That’s why I made the decision to come to Miami and not continue my career elsewhere: you experience it in a different way.
-I didn’t think about giving up in the first place. I want to continue to enjoy what I do, says Messi, who is under contract with Inter Miami until December 2025.
He is still thinking about playing for his childhood club Newell’s Old Boys before retiring as a footballer.
Messi confirms via ESPN that he will play in the Copa America in 2024, but he is not sure whether he will play in the World Cup in 2026. Both tournaments will be held in North America.
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