PSG Captain Sings Praises After Comeback Win Engineered by Lionel Messi

PSG Captain Sings Praises After Comeback Win Engineered by Lionel Messi

  • Lionel Messi's clutch prowess was activated yet again in PSG's comeback victory against Toulouse
  • The 35-year-old notched a sensational goal from outside the box to hand Les Parisiens all three points
  • Up next for Messi and PSG is an away trip to fierce rivals Marseille for the French Cup

Paris Saint-Germain captain Marquinhos has heaped praise on Lionel Messi following his match-winning goal.

Lionel Messi, in the absence of teammates Kylian Mbappe and Neymar, carried the Parisians to a nervy 2-1 victory on Saturday evening.

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PSG captain Marquinhos labelled Lionel Messi as a 'genius' following the latter's performance against Toulouse. Photo credit: @PSG_inside
Source: Twitter

The Argentine's superb strike from outside the box proved the match-winner as PSG clawed from a goal down to secure all three points at stake, per Eurosport.

His inch-perfect performance capped with a stunning strike saw the World Cup-winning captain singled out for praise by teammate Marquinhos.

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The Brazilian defender waxed lyrical about Messi's prowess, describing the seven-time Ballon d'Or winner as a "genius."

“Leo Messi is a genius, he is a genius," He said as quoted by PSG Report.
Marquinhos added: "We have nothing bad to say about him, he tried everything and has won everything. He is always happy to want more. I am very happy to have him here and Leo is always trying to help the team win.”

Messi's goal against Toulouse marks his tenth in Ligue 1 adding to his ten assists this campaign.

Messi scores winning goal

Lionel Messi scored the match-winning goal as Paris Saint-Germain sealed back-to-back victories to tighten their grip at the top of Ligue 1.

PSG, who were without the services of forwards Kylian Mbappe and Neymar, needed a stunning strike from Messi to seal a 2-1 win over Toulouse.

Messi's brilliant strike from outside the box was his tenth in the French top flight, underlining his superb form this campaign, per BBC.

Ramos weighs in on GOAT debate

Meanwhile, Paris Saint-Germain defender Sergio Ramos has become the latest footballer to delve into the Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi debate, Sports Brief earlier reported.

The argument on who between the two football stars is the greatest of all time has often left many football lovers divided.

After playing against Messi for over 15 years, Ramos has now admitted that the Argentina phenomenon is "the best player football has ever produced," per SportBIBLE.