At the beginning of his 19th season in the elite of world football, Lionel Messi started the French tournament in the best way, where he was the figure in the 5-0 victory against Clermont, after scoring two goals, one of them from Chile. In addition, to earn the ovation of the public, after a season in which he was reprobated, coach Christophe Galtier praised the Argentine and said that he is prepared to have a great season, in conference d eprensa. Leo has been playing at the highest level for seventeen years. He had a difficult last season, in which he had to acclimatize, a change of life. but in previous years he was at least thirty goals per season. He made a complete preparation, he already knows the club and his teammates, there is no reason for Leo not to have a great season,” he said.
In this regard, he revealed that during the tour of Japan they had an intimate chat with which he tried to squeeze it 100%: “I talked to Leo during our stay in Japan and also with the defensive sector to make sure he can perform well all the time. Messi has a very sharp tactical sense, very clear. He quickly sees where he needs to put himself. The way he positions himself to play, he’s in an area he likes. He likes to play with the players around him. When Leo smiles, the team smiles too,” he added. The French champions began the defence of the Ligue 1 title in the best way: they beat Clermont 5-0 away, where Lionel Messi converted two goals, including a fantastic one, from Chile, after a surgical pass from Leandro Paredes.
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