Sunday, May 22

PSG: Lionel Messi traveled to Barcelona to celebrate Xavi’s birthday

Lionel Messi traveled to Barcelona on Monday evening to have dinner with several FC Barcelona players, including the coach, Xavi.

“La Pulga”, who returned to competition with PSG on Sunday against Reims (4-0) at the end of the 22e day of Ligue 1, took advantage of his two days off to visit his Catalan friends and celebrate the birthday of the Blaugrana coach. Images were broadcast by the Spanish press, in particular TV3, Catalan television.

Xavi, who replaced Ronald Koeman on the FC Barcelona bench last November, turns 42 on Tuesday. He blew out his candles with two of his current players, who were his teammates when he was a player.

Very close to the Catalans he has always known, the Argentine star, who decided not to join the Albiceleste selection at the end of January for the qualifying matches for the World Cup – Argentina is already qualified – , never loses a moment of rest to return to Barcelona and enjoy the good times.

Note that Ligue 1 is taking a break for two weeks. PSG will play next Monday against OGC Nice in the round of 16 of the Coupe de France.

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