Total madness. Lionel messi, Argentine forward of Paris Saint-Germain, officially debuted this Sunday as a new player for the Parisians in the match against him Reims for the fourth day of Ligue 1. In replacement of Neymar, the former Barcelona player entered the field in the 66th minute, amid the ovation of everyone in the stadium.
Until now, he had not worn another club shirt than that of Barcelona, with which he officially debuted on October 16, 2004 against Espanyol, then he was 17 years, 3 months and 22 days old. In almost 17 years in the first team, he scored 672 goals in 778 games.
However, this Sunday, August 29, at the age of 34, he fulfilled his first minutes with the blue colors of the PSG and with the number ’30’ on his back to the excitement of 20,000 spectators in a coliseum, the Auguste Delaune, which saw legends like Just Fontaine and Raymond Copa pass.
PSG-Reims tickets through the roof
The presence of Lionel messi at the Reims stadium, it generated that two weeks before the match, all tickets were sold. The French team officials indicated that requests to reserve tickets came from all over the world.
So much is the fury to see the Argentine star, that some tickets that did not exceed 200 euros, are being sold for more than 5 thousand euros on pages outside the club and official sales sites.
Although it is not confirmed that Lionel messi He will start, the fans await his debut, after Mauricio Pochettino took him into account for this match. Leo was not in his best physical condition, but apparently he is already one hundred percent for the current round of the championship.
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