Lionel Messi to leave PSG at the end of the season, confirms club manager Christophe Galtier

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Lionel Messi’s exit from Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) has raised eyebrows all over the world. PSG manager Christophe Galtier affirmed the report in a recent interview, adding that Messi’s final game at the Parc des Princes will be this weekend against Clermont. The news ends an era for the French club and left fans and experts wondering where the Argentine superstar will play next.

Many are surprised by Galtier’s announcement of Messi’s departure, as the footballing community had been hoping to see the genius continue his outstanding game in the French capital. Messi’s arrival at PSG 2 years ago sparked excitement and boosted hopes for the club’s dreams in both domestic and European competitions.

In spite of a few initial challenges in adjusting to a new squad and league, Messi quickly regained his confidence and showed his brilliance on several occasions. His partnership with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe created a fearsome attacking trio that crushed French defences around the country. Their efforts helped PSG win the Ligue 1 championship and advance to the UEFA Champions League and other competitions.

During his time in Paris, Messi also accomplished other things. In December, he led Argentina to victory in the 2023 World Cup, completing his career’s biggest achievement.

In February, he was voted men’s footballer of the year at The Best FIFA Football Awards for the 2nd time, adding to his record 7 Ballon d’Or awards.