Lionel Messi apologized to his teammates and PSG

ESPN.comMay 5, 2023, 11:23 AM ETReading: 2 min.

Posted by Lionel Messi A video on social media “Apologize” to do Paris St. Germain and his Companions, For that he traveled to Saudi Arabia The club let him go for two weeks..

After being sanctioned for missing training for the trip to Arabia, the Argentine star posted a video on his social networks to apologize for his mistake.Instagram Messi

News from Argentina: “I wanted to make this video after everything that was going on. I wanted to apologize to my colleagues, to the club. Honestly, I thought we were going to have a break after the game like we had in previous weeks. I had arranged this trip to Arabia, which I canceled earlier, and I couldn’t. above all, I apologize for what I did and I’m waiting to see what the club decides.

The suspension means the world champion captain will not be able to train or play with the team and will not receive his salary for two weeks.. Messi started awarding penalties on Thursday when he was not seen in practice.

For his part, coach Christophe Galtier did not want to comment on the size of the squad for one of the club’s main stars and preferred to stick to it.

Unauthorized trip or misunderstanding?

PSG coach He said his players will be given two days off. Monday and Tuesday, if they hit Lorient But on Sunday As a result of the defeat, the players were called to practice on Monday.

Messi asked if he would be allowed to travel To honor his sponsorship deal as Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the Arabian Gulf, and Galtier and sporting director Luis Campos gave him the green light to go in case of a win or a draw.

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However, following PSG’s 3-1 defeat at Lorient, the third of their last four league games, Messi flew to Saudi Arabia anyway. sources said ESPNThat means he did not attend training on Monday.

Messi’s contract to play at the Parque de los Principes expires at the end of the season, but He would have already decided not to renew and he would go free.

Barcelona are exploring the possibility of re-signing the 35-year-old, although La Liga president Javier Tebas has warned the league will not change its Financial Fair Play rules. It is pending interest from Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal Club and Major League Soccer’s Inter Miami.

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