PSG Star Lionel Messi Breaks Own Jersey Swapping Rules, Exchanges Shirt With Malian Defender

PSG Star Lionel Messi Breaks Own Jersey Swapping Rules, Exchanges Shirt With Malian Defender

Lukman Mumuni
March 5, 2022 at 10:08 AM
  • Lionel Messi requested the jersey of Mali and St Etienne defender after a French Ligue 1 match on Saturday
  • The Paris Saint Germain star has strict jersey swapping rules and has only requested for the shirt of only Zinedine Zidane
  • Falaye Sacko of St Etienne becomes only the second player Messi seemed interested in exchanging jerseys with

Lionel Messi has made his second willing jersey swap after exchanging shirts with Mali and St Etienne defender Falaye Sacko.

The Paris Saint Germain attacker only gives his jersey out when it is a fellow Argentine who requested an exchange. The only other time Messi willing asked for a jersey was with France legend Zinedine Zidane.

However, in videos posted on Twitter, Lionel Messi is seen more interested in making a swap with the Saint Etienne center-back.

Lionel Messi in action for Paris Saint Germain in the UEFA Champions League. Credit: @PSG_English @ASSE_english
Lionel Messi breaks jersey swap ritual to exchange shirt with Falaye Sacko. Credit: @PSG_English @ASSE_english
Source: Twitter

Lionel Messi starred as PSG beat St Etienne 3-1 in Ligue 1 over the weekend, with the former Barcelona star providing two assists.

Messi joined the French giants in the summer transfer window after failing to extend his stay with the Catalans.

David Beckham wants Messi at Inter Miami

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that David Beckham who is co-owner of Major League Soccer (MLS) side, Inter Miami, has opened the door for Lionel Messi to join his club claiming that he wants the best players in America.

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid forward was one of the best wingers during his active playing days as David Beckham was known for his superb free-kicks.

Beckham is said to be a fan of Lionel Messi and would love to have the Argentina international at Inter Miami when he leaves Paris Saint-Germain.

Messi makes top ten list of richest athletes

Basketball legend Michael Jordan has emerged as the richest athlete in the world according to a new ranking by Wealthy Gorilla.

According to the data received, the 59-year-old is the richest sportsman in the year 2020 ahead of WWE’s tycoon Vince McMahon and Argentine superstar Lionel Messi.

Jordan remains an icon of basketball following his legendary exploits in the NBA as he etched his names in the history books as regards achieved before retiring.

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