Lionel Messi has reportedly agreed a new deal with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), extending his contract until 2024.
The Argentine icon is celebrating winning world cup With Argentina, but there seemed to be other things to celebrate too. According to Le Parisien, MessiThe 35-year-old has agreed in principle to extend his stay at the Parc des Princes until 2024.
The future of the legendary striker has been rife with speculation following reports suggesting a possible move to MLS side Inter Miami or a return to Barcelona. Paris Saint-Germain have been keen on Messi staying in the French capital after his current contract expires.
Club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi recently told Sky Sports that he believes Messi will renew his contract. paris saint germain:
“Of course (Messi wants to stay) he is happy and you can see that with the national team. He has done well for us this season; he has scored a lot of goals and assists for the country and the club.”
“So what we agreed on together was – after the World Cup, to sit down together. But both parties – our side at the club and him – are very happy, so we will talk after the World Cup.”
Messi joined the Parisians after leaving Barcelona on a free transfer in the summer of 2021.
During his time at the Parc des Princes, he scored 23 goals and provided 29 assists in 53 games. That includes 12 goals and 14 assists in 19 games in all competitions this season.
The former Blaugrana striker enjoyed great success at the FIFA World Cup in Argentina. Not only did Messi lift the glorious trophy, he also won the Ballon d’Or, scoring seven goals and three assists in seven appearances.
Sergio Aguero says Lionel Messi is the best player in the world, ahead of Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Kylian Mbappe
Aguero has Praise for Paris Saint-Germain duo Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe After their impressive World Cup in Qatar.
Messi ended up as the Ballon d’Or winner, while Mbappe claimed the Golden Boot with eight goals and two assists in seven appearances.
Many consider Mbappe the best player in the world, but Aguero believes Messi’s World Cup triumph gave the Argentine that honor. He said:
“What to say about Kylian? He scored three goals in the World Cup final and scored a decisive penalty. He had a great World Cup as well.”
“But today Leo held the scepter. Mbappe is only 23 years old and already a world champion and runner-up. He will definitely fight for more because he is a very talented and competitive player.”
Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi scored five goals in the World Cup final. Both players also scored in the ensuing penalty shootout, which La Albiceleste won 4-2 after a 3-3 draw in extra time.