World Cup champion Messi returns to PSG with teammates ‘Guard of Honor’

Reporter Jang Bo-in = Lionel Messi (36, Argentina), who holds the 2022 FIFA World Cup championship cup in Qatar, is warmly welcomed by his colleagues and joined his team, French professional football Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). made a comeback

On the 4th (local time), the PSG club revealed Messi’s return to the club’s training ground through social network service (SNS).

When Messi entered the field, his teammates and staff lined up in two long lines to greet him with a ‘Guard of Honor’ ceremony.

Guard of Honor is when the winning team in the regular league is determined in advance in soccer, the opposing team lines up and claps their hands and honors them when the players of the winning team enter the ground before the game.

Neymar, the “ace” of the Brazilian national team, also greeted Messi with a bright smile.

However, Kylian Mbappe of the French national team, who faced Messi in the World Cup final, was not with Ashraf Hakimi (Morocco) on vacation in the United States. 토토

Messi, smiling brightly while receiving congratulatory applause from his teammates, also received a specially designed plaque from PSG general manager Luis Campos.

Messi’s Argentine soccer team drew 3-3 with France, the defending champion, in the final of the World Cup held in Qatar on December 19 last year, then won 4-2 in a penalty shootout to reach the top spot.

It has been 36 years since Argentina won the World Cup in 1986.

Messi, who predicted before the opening of the tournament that it would be his last World Cup, took the lead in Argentina’s victory with 7 goals and 3 assists, and was also selected as the tournament’s best player.

Messi, who took a two-week vacation after the World Cup, returned to team training that day and raised his senses again.

Messi said, “I would like to thank everyone who welcomed me. I am very happy,” and now I will prepare for the upcoming matches