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Messi, Neymar, Ramos and Donnarumma Watch On As PSG Edges Out Strasbourg

PARIS — Lionel Messi watched on from the stands as Paris Saint-Germain made hard work of beating Strasbourg 4-2 in Ligue 1 on Saturday to continue their winning start to the new season.

Not yet fully fit, Messi, along with Neymar and fellow new recruits Gianluigi Donnarumma and Sergio Ramos, did not make the match squad, but saw his new club take an early lead through Mauro Icardi at Parc des Princes.

Lionel Messi Trains, Meets His New Best Friends At PSG

PARIS - Lionel Messi trained with new club Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday, two days after joining the Ligue 1 giants from Barcelona, French daily L'Equipe reported.

It was the first time Messi, who won 10 LaLiga and four Champions League titles with Barcelona, set foot on the pitch since leading Argentina to the Copa América title with a 1-0 win over Brazil.

Like The Galácticos Before Them, Are The Stars Of PSG Doomed To Fail?

Have you seen the potential Paris Saint-Germain starting lineups for the 2021-22 season? They all share two qualities: (1) they’ve got more boom boom than Charo and (2) they’re all wildly different.

All we know is that Mauricio Pochettino — previously a Marcelo Bielsa disciple whose high-press hit vertically, horizontally and everywhere in between — is now a protégé of FIFA Ultimate Team champion Fnatic Tekkz.

What will the tactics board look like at the Parc des Princes?

Messi moving centrally to shoehorn Ángel Di María into the starting lineup?

5 Reasons To Watch Ligue 1 Not Named Messi

Ligue 1 gets a lot of shit these days. As the fifth-best league in Europe, it’s often derided as a “farmer’s league” by the snobbier football fans. Anyone who has actually paid attention to Ligue 1 over the last few years knows this isn’t the case. With the addition of Lionel Messi to the league now official, here are five reasons you should watch Ligue 1 not named Messi. 

This Is Really Happening, Messi Arrives In Paris As PSG Teases Signing

Lionel Messi waved to the Parisian crowds on Tuesday after the news officially broke that he will be joining Paris Saint-Germain on a two-year deal with an option for a third. Messi landed at Le Bourget airport to finalize the greatest transfer in European soccer history. For those asking, “what did Messi’s shirt say?” his t-shirt read: This is Paris.

Una Locura: El Equipo Ideal Del Barcelona En La Era Messi

El efecto de Lionel Messi en la historia del Barcelona es y será imborrable. El club era grande antes de su aparición en La Masia, pero en sus 17 años junto al plantel de honor se convirtió en un coloso. A modo de ejemplo, varios en internet muestran el palmarés de los catalanes antes y después de la era Messi:

  • Títulos de Liga: 16 antes de Messi, 26 después de Messi.
  • Champions League: 1 antes de Messi, 5 después de Messi.
  • Intercontinental / Mundial de Clubes: 0 antes de Messi, 3 después de Messi.

Brutal. Pero no es todo.

Messi +10: CONMEBOL Da A Conocer El Once Ideal De La Copa América

La Copa América 2021 ha llegado a su fin después de tres semanas de partidos memorables y actuaciones impresionantes, que concluyeron con una gran final épica en el estadio de Maracaná entre dos de los equipos más poderosos del continente, Argentina y Brasil. La espera ha merecido la pena, ya que los aficionados de todo el mundo han podido seguir de cerca a algunos de los jugadores más interesantes del planeta.

Nunca Lo Viste Más Feliz: Messi Cumple Su Sueño Y Es Campeón De América Con Argentina

El cuento era que Lionel Messi nunca había ganado un trofeo con la selección adulta de Argentina. Pero ese suplicio hoy se acabó. El "10" lideró a la Albiceleste en el Maracaná para derrotar a Brasil y conseguir la primera Copa América de la nación desde 1993.

At Long Last, Messi Has His Argentina Moment — Can We Declare Him The GOAT Now?

Lionel Messi is finally a champion with Argentina. In his fifth major final in his 10th major tournament, Messi led La Albiceleste to a major international trophy, beating Brazil 1-0 in the 2021 Copa América final on Saturday night at the Maracanã. 

Maybe that will shut the naysayers up after years of hearing “yeah, but” when discussing Messi as the greatest player of all time.

And you could see what it meant to him, his teammates and his country. 

Forget The Euros, Argentina vs. Brazil Is Weekend's Big Match

RIO DE JANEIRO — Europe might be waiting for England against Italy in Sunday's Euro 2020 showpiece, but there is an even bigger match to look forward to in South America as an older rivalry between two more successful teams kicks off in Saturday's Copa América final.

Brazil against Argentina is a true clasico. The teams first met in 1914 and in the years since have established themselves as two of the most storied sides in world soccer. Together they have won seven World Cups.