Lionel Messi Showed Love, But Was Booed By The PSG Fans

In his final match for Paris Saint-Germain, Lionel Messi was booed by some fans at the Parc des Princes during a shocking 3-2 home loss to Clermont Foot.

Before kickoff, PSG made it clear that Messi would not extend his two-year contract beyond this season, marking his farewell to supporters.

When the Parc des Princes announcer read Messi’s name prior to Saturday’s match, some PSG fans booed him. After waiting a few minutes, Messi walked onto the field and kissed his three children on the foreheads as he held their hands in front of the team picture.

“I would like to thank the club, the city of Paris and its people for these two years. I wish you all the best for the future,” Messi told the club website.

In two seasons at PSG, Messi came out on top for two French league championships and the French Champions Trophy while scoring 32 goala and 35 assists in all competitions.

The Paris club won the Ligue 1 title last weekend, but the season has been disappointing due to their Champions League exit in the round of 16 for the second year in a row. The club’s fans have expressed their displeasure in recent weeks.

Kylian Mbappe made it 2-0 from the spot with his 29th goal of the season, which helped him win the Golden Boot, in what was also his final game for PSG. Ramos headed in a deep cross from Vitinha.

Clermont, whose goal against Grejohn Kyei was disallowed for handball when the score was 0-0, responded with a goal from Johan Gastien, but Kyei missed a penalty kick.

However, Mehdi Zeffane scored Clermont’s equalizer on the stroke of halftime when the ball kindly rebounded to him and he tapped home.

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After being set up by Mbappe, Messi had a golden opportunity to give PSG the lead back, but when he was one-on-one with the goalkeeper, he shot high and wide. The miss was followed by discernible boos and whistles from the club’s fans.

Clermont won the game after Kyei finally scored from close range just past the hour mark.

After the game, the PSG players and technical staff were presented with the Ligue 1 trophy. However, there were also a lot of loud boos for coach Christophe Galtier, who was in charge of his 50th and possibly last game with the team.

It was a close to home night in Paris, where players from the two sides honored PSG goalkeeper Sergio Rico, who stays in serious consideration following a pony riding mishap in Spain last end of the week.

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