Lionel Messi says he was “getting desperate to score his first goal” at Paris St-Germain (PSG) following his arrival at the French side from Barcelona.
The Argentine skipper found the back of the net during their Uefa Champions League group stage clash with Manchester City on Tuesday night, where PSG won with a 2-0 scoreline.
Messi glided forward from the halfway line late on against Pep Guardiola’s side at the Parc des Princes, played a one-two with his teammate Kylian Mbappe and left goalkeeper Ederson rooted to the spot with a shot beautifully placed into the top corner.
The goal ended Messi’s 264 minutes without a goal since his summer move from Spain, leaving the six-time Ballon d’Or winner with a huge sense of relief.
“It’s true that I was getting desperate to score my first goal,” the 2021 Copa America winner told French broadcaster Canal Plus.
“I hadn’t played much recently and I had only played once here at home but I am settling into the team little by little.
“The more us forwards play together, the better our relationship will be. We all need to grow together and improve and keep giving our best.”
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By FARPost Reporter