- Kanye West gave Paris Saint Germain summer signing Lionel Messi a shout-out during his new album's listening party
- The 34-year-old Argentine made his debut for the Parisians against Reims having sealed a two-year move to the club for free
- Messi came on for old pal Neymar in the 66th minute and will wait for his first goal after failing to find the back of the net in the game
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Lionel Messi has endured a roller-coaster summer as he won his first major title with Argentina and also left Barcelona on a free transfer.
The 34-year-old made his Paris Saint Germain debut after coming on for Neymar in the 66th minute of their 2-0 triumph over Reims last weekend.
What Kanye West said during the listening party
Meanwhile, while the Argentine was busy at Stade Auguste Delaune, he was given a shout-out by American rapper Kanye West during a listening party for his new album, Donda. Football Espana quoting Marca reported that:
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“I talk to God every day, he’s my bestie. They’re playing soccer in my backyard, I think I see Messi.”
The six-time Ballon d'Or winner is considered the greatest footballer of all time by many after his long-term achievement in the sport.
He left the Spanish League club this month after scoring 672 goals and 305 assists in 778 games for the Catalan club.
The six-time Ballon d'Or winner has 75 goals for his country's national team in 151 games and this has always made the football world know that Messi is special; now it’s transcending sport.
Lionel Messi makes PSG debut against Reims
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Lionel Messi finally made his Paris Saint Germain debut in their 2-0 win over Reims at Stade Auguste Delaune over the weekend.
The six-time Ballon d'Or winner came on for his former teammate Neymar in the 66th minute of the encounter.
His introduction was welcome by about six thousand travelling fans who watched the team claim its fourth straight league win this campaign.