Soccer’s back and PSG star Lionel Messi scored a spectacular goal that added to his case as the greatest player to ever step on the pitch.
Soccer fans rejoiced this weekend, with most significant leagues kicking off their 2022/2023 season. With the World Cup being delayed due to the hot summer weather in host country Qatar, most pro leagues had to adjust their schedules and start early.
Paris Saint Germain kicked off their season with a 5-0 victory over Clermont Foot. The stacked PSG lineup looked dominant, including Messi and Brazilian star Neymar. Neymar opened the scoring, but Messi stole the show with two goals, including a beautiful bicycle kick.
Lionel Messi bicycle kick goal 🔥
— Liam (@ThatWasMessi) August 6, 2022
Even though the goal happened in hostile territory, the Clermont supporters appreciated what Messi had done. The fans sang Messi’s name in tribute to the former Barcelona legend.
Messi’s first season with PSG did not go as planned. The Argentinian international struggled to adapt to his new environment, and many thought there may be too much star power in the French capital.
PSG was quickly the best team in France; however, The French team’s champions league woes continued after being bounced by Real Madrid.
Saturday’s win was only one game of many for PSG; however, having Messi and Neymar on the score sheet was important.
Preparing a piece about PSG and another about ManU, Ronaldo and Messi’s seasons started so differently.
— Ray Rauth (@dpn_ray) August 7, 2022