Why Lionel Messi has been spotted back in Barcelona


Lionel Messi has caught the headlines for a number of reasons over the weekend.

The Argentine, of course, departed FC Barcelona this past summer on a free transfer, joining PSG in the process.

However, Messi clearly still has the city in his heart, and has today been spotted in Barcelona’s airport:

This comes with Messi understood to be celebrating his wife Antonela Roccuzzo’s birthday, which falls on February 26th:


Lionel Messi stars for PSG vs St Etienne

Before jetting off to Barcelona, Lionel Messi was in action for PSG in Ligue 1 on Saturday, versus Saint-Etienne.

PSG would win the clash 3-1, and Messi proved a key reason why.

Kylian Mbappe notched the capital giants' first after 41 minutes, but it was Messi’s gorgeous through ball that made the goal possible:

And the Argentine would then once again set up Mbappe for PSG’s second, courtesy of some clever footwork and another beautifully weighted pass:

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Josh Barker

Josh Barker

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