In his fourth game at the club, Lionel Messi scored his first goal with the PSG jersey Against none other than Manchester City, in a 2-0 win on the second round of the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League group stage.
Against an old acquaintance as Pep Guardiola, his most important coach in the successful era in Barcelona, Leo extended the advantage of Mauricio Pochettino’s team after 74 minutes of the match played at the Parque de los Príncipes.
La Pulga started a counterattack on the right, faced towards the middle and went to look for the perfect discharge from Kylian Mbappé to nail a precious left-footed shot that got into the left corner of Ederson, who could not do anything else but watch.
In a meeting in which the Messi-Neymar-Mbappé trident could not shine, it was enough with the connection between the Argentine and the French to sentence the first triumph of the Parisian cast in this edition of Champions.
Beyond his first cry in Paris, one of the most striking images was that of Messi himself lying behind the barrier, on time, before a free kick that did not pass to greater.