Hours after scoring brace against Club Brugge, PSG Star Lionel Messi turns his kids to opponents

Hours after scoring brace against Club Brugge, PSG Star Lionel Messi turns his kids to opponents

SportsBrief.com, Lukman Mumuni
December 10, 2021 at 8:21 AM
  • Lionel Messi was spotted playing football with his three children right inside the living room of their Paris home
  • The 34-year-old who recently won his seventh Ballon d’Or is beginning to settle at his new club Paris Saint-Germain
  • Messi scored a brace helping PSG to a 4-1 win over Club Brugge in the Champions League as he now has six goals for the club

Argentine legend Lionel Messi was spotted in relaxing mood right at home, one day after scoring a brace in Paris Saint-Germain’s 4-1 win over Club Brugge in the Champions League, Football Espana reports.

Footage has emerged online which was filmed by the player’s wife, Antonela Roccuzzo, as he spends Wednesday evening playing football with his three children at their Paris home.

The 34-year-old is yet to reach his peak since dumping Barcelona for the French club, but things seem to be gradually picking up for the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner.

Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi enjoys family time at home as he plays with his kids. Photo: antonelaroccuzzo (Story)
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Messi has now scored six goals and made four assists in 14 appearances for PSG in all competitions, so far this season.

Just on Monday, November 29, the superstar beat Bayern Munich centre-forward Robert Lewandowski to the claim his seventh Ballon d’Or.

He wins number seven 12 years on from number one, which he won as a fresh-faced 22-year-old. Judging by the enthusiasm – and spiky challenges – of his three children, one of them might follow in his footsteps and pursue a football career.

Suarez reveals why Messi is struggling in France

Meanwhile, former Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has narrated why his pal Lionel Messi is struggling at French club Paris Saint-Germain.

The South American pair are best of friends and Suarez has disclosed that the cold weather is why the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner is struggling in the French capital.

Both players were teammates at Spanish side Barcelona where Messi was captain before he was ousted during the summer due to the financial status of the Catalan club.

But despite that Mauricio Pochettino’s side are top of the Ligue 1 standings, Messi has only managed to score four goals as he appears to be struggling to adapt.

And according to Suarez, Messi is finding it difficult to settle at his new club due to the cold in France.

Ronaldo backs claim that Messi ‘stole’ 2021 Ballon d’Or

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo has taken to social media to back a claim that Lionel Messi stole the 2021 Ballon d’or from him and Robert Lewandowski.

Lionel Messi was handed a seventh Ballon d’or title on Monday night, November 29, but fans have blasted France Football for ignoring Robert Lewandowski.

And a five-time recipient of the same award, Ronaldo, who garnered 435 votes to finish sixth has commented ‘facts’ underneath a post detailing why the Manchester United star should have won it.

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