Lionel Messi wants to win Champions League trophy for PSG: Lionel Messi has said that he has reached the right place to win another Champions League trophy and cited playing alongside Neymar as an important reason for joining Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). The Argentine star footballer addressed reporters at the Parc des Princes stadium on Wednesday after joining PSG on a two-year deal.
Messi said, “My goal and dream is to take another champions (league trophy) in my hands and I think I am in the right place to achieve that. When you look at the team, you can actually play with them.” You want, because there is a lot of potential here. We all have the same goal. Neymar has really done a lot and that was the main reason for me to be here.”
PSG is desperate to win the Champions League. He lost to Bayern Munich in the final of 2020. Messi has won four Champions League trophies for Barcelona. With the arrival of Messi, PSG’s attack has become very strong. He is not only joined here by his former Barcelona teammate Neymar, but he will also get the support of France’s World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe.
“I will play with the best players and that’s great. It’s going to be an incredible experience,” he said. Messi also mentioned his Argentine teammates Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes, who play for PSG. “Definitely one of the reasons for coming here is that I will be here with Neymar, Di Maria, Paredes, whom I know very well,” he said.
Messi said he is ready to play for PSG, which is to host Strasbourg on Saturday. He said, “When I feel like it, when the staff feel that I am ready, then I will be ready to play. I want to play.”