Messi did it again; Watch Lionel Messi score brilliant goal with combo strike in Japan to give PSG goal
Lionel Messi stunned the entire world once again on Wednesday, when he scored his first goal of the pre-season for Paris Saint-Germain against Japanese side Kawasaki Frontale with his weak foot. The Argentine opened the chart for the French giants, and his goal was appreciated by not only his teammates on the pitch, but millions of fans across the world.
It is very rare that Lionel Messi score using his right foot but he did it today to record his first goal of the season for PSG on their new away kit
Lionel Messi guided Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) to a 2-1 win over Japanese side Kawasaki Frontale in a pre-season friendly. This was the Parisian giants’ first pre-season game in Japan.
The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner opened the scoring in the first half. Messi struck the ball with his weaker right foot which saw the ball end up in the back of the net via a deflection.
The Argentine star move to the Paris side from Barcelona after the La Liga giant couldn’t meet up with the financial status of the all time best.
Kawasaki Frontale, however, did have a decent showing in the game and were rewarded with a goal of their own late in the game. Kazuya Yamamura pulled a goal back for the home side with six minutes remaining in the game.
Christophe Galtier’s side, however, held on to record a narrow win in Tokyo.
Paris Saint-Germain were made to work hard for a 2-1 win over Kawasaki Frontale on Wednesday in the first match of their pre-season Japanese tour.
Star forwards Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe all started in new PSG manager Christophe Galtier’s first game in charge of his full squad in front of a crowd of 65,000 at Tokyo’s National Stadium.