PSG Angry with Messi After Argentina Invites him for World Cup Qualifiers Against Brazil, Uruguay

PSG Angry with Messi After Argentina Invites him for World Cup Qualifiers Against Brazil, Uruguay

  • Lionel Messi has been included in Argentina's 2022 World Cup qualifier against Brazil and Uruguay in November
  • Paris Saint-Germain are unhappy with the situation, claiming the 34-year-old is undergoing recovery from injury problems
  • The six-time Ballon d'Or winner misses PSG's Champions League clash and Ligue 1 game in the past wee due to knee and hamstring injuries

Paris Saint-Germain are unhappy with Lionel Messi after Argentina included his name for his country's forthcoming World Cup qualifiers, Daily Mail.

The 34-year-old is currently covering from knee and hamstring pains that has kept him out in the last two matches for the French side.

And the five-time Ballon d'Or winner will join up with the squad during the week to honour his country's call.

PSG angry with Argentina for inviting Messi
Lionel Messi will compete for Argentina when they face Brazil and Uruguay during the World Cup qualifiers by PSG are not happy about it. Photo by Franck Fife
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However, PSG Sporting Director Leonardo has vented his frustrations about the six-time Ballon d'Or winner travelling to South America to represent the Albiceleste.

Messi has a clause on his contract with the Parisians that he would honour international games over club engagements.

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What Leonardo said

But Leonardo believes Messi is still undergoing recovery after being left out of PSG's last two matches in the league and Champions League.

Leonardo told Le Parisien:

"We do not agree to let a player go by selection who, for us, is not in physical condition or who is in the rehabilitation phase,'
"It is not logical, and these types of situations deserve a real agreement with FIFA."

Messi wants to sell his penthouse in Miami

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Lionel Messi wants to do away with one of his luxurious properties situated in Miami, United States, Mirror, AS.

The Paris Saint-Germain star has put his £5.7million penthouse for sale seven months after purchasing it while he was still a Barcelona player.

The six-time Ballon d'Or bought the property in a bid to have a home away from home comfort when he is spending his holiday in the United States.

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Why Lewandowski deserves Ballon d'Or more than Ronaldo, Messi also reported that Robert Lewandowski marked his 81st Champions League goal with a hat-trick during Bayern Munich's 5-2 thrashing of Benfica at the Allianz Arena in midweek, Talk Sport, Twitter.

The three goals scored by the Polish striker put him ahead of Lionel Messi and Cristiano in terms of the number of goals scored after 100 games in the elite competition.

The Bayern striker is now the quickest player to score 80 goals in the Champions League more than two of the highest scorers, Ronaldo and Messi.