Monday, January 24

PSG: Paris, Barcelona, ​​Argentina … where will Lionel Messi spend his holidays?

After another disappointing draw, Wednesday evening, in Lorient (1-1), the PSG players took the direction of the holidays. This is the case of Lionel Messi, who will be able to benefit with his teammates from ten days of rest to decompress before returning for the second part of the season.

Like several of his teammates, the Argentinian will not spend the end of year celebrations in Paris. Just hours after the end of the match in Morbihan, he flew with his wife and children aboard a private plane, not to Barcelona, ​​where he still has ties, but to Argentina. . Accompanied by his teammates and compatriots Angel Di Maria, Leandro Paredes and Mauro Icardi, the seven-time Golden Ball landed this Thursday at Rosario airport.

Lionel Messi has got into the habit of spending the holidays in his native country surrounded by his family every year. And if the capital club has set the resumption of training at 1is January, Messi and the other South Americans are expected on January 2, on the eve of 16e of the Coupe de France in Vannes. “The idea is that they can spend seven or eight days with the family and that they work with a precise plan daily, to be ready and able to play against Vannes”, had confided Mauricio Pochettino before the meeting face to the Merlus.

This cut will allow Lionel Messi to recharge his batteries after a particularly rich year 2021 with in particular his coronation at the Copa America, his departure from Barcelona and his arrival at PSG, and a mixed first part of the season in Paris. Especially since the year 2022 promises to be also busy for the Parisian n ° 30 with the first major meeting on the 8the Champions League final against Real Madrid (February 15 first leg, March 9 return), but also the World Cup in Qatar.

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