Lionel Messi went to Barcelona, ​​hours away from being champions with PSG: the reason for his trip

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Lionel Messi has done his thing. He scored in the draw against RC Strasbourg that helped PSG claim the Ligue 1 champions title for the second year in a row, celebrated with his teammates and something else. AS? Is that, on Sunday evening, Leo had to attend the UNFP awards gala, awarded by the Union of French Professional Players, where he was nominated as the best player of the season. The Argentine, who was the best assistant in French football and scored 15 goals, He was vying for that award with his teammate Kylian Mbappé. However, the man from Rosario decided to clear his head after a busy year and traveled with his wife to Barcelona to attend another event.

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With the scudetto won against Paris Saint Germain on Saturday, Messi has reached 42 titles in his career, one under Dani Alves, who has 43. Due to a confusion, many sites assign him a title with Barcelona to which the Argentine did not participate.

Having won the Golden Ball and best award, Messi was now in competition for the Ligue 1 best player award. Besides Mbappé, Leo was in competition with Lille striker Jonathan David (21 goals and 4 assists ), Lens midfielder Seko Fofana (6/4) and Lens scorer Loïs Oenda (19 goals and three assists).

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When Kylian Mbappé finally lifted the trophy for best player in Ligue 1, Messi was already in the crowd. But not in the one in Paris, applauding his partner, but in the place where many will place him next season.

Mbappé was chosen as MVP of the season.  Photo: AFP

Mbappé was chosen as MVP of the season. Photo: AFP

Except that Leo traveled with Antonela Roccuzzo to what was billed as the concert of the year in Barcelona. A video shows the pair at the city’s Olympic Stadium enjoying Coldplay’s concert in the city.

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