About 20 years that Argentine star Lionel Messi spent with Barcelona, during which he failed to win the World Cup 4 times, but something changed when he moved to Paris Saint-Germain in the 2021-2022 season.
"Bulga" won the Qatar 2022 World Cup title - yesterday, Sunday - only one year after joining the Parisian team, and the information may be normal and well-known, but there is a strange coincidence behind this information.
It is one of the exciting coincidences in the world of the round witch that occurred with more than one player, and this coincidence says that two players before Messi joined the Parisian team, and they won the World Cup the following year.
In 2001: The French capital team signed a contract with the Brazilian magician Ronaldinho, and won, the following year, with his country, the 2002 World Cup title, which was held in the United States of America.
In 2017, Saint-Germain signed a contract with Frenchman Clian Mbappe, and the young star won the 2018 World Cup title, which Russia hosted, the following year.
In the World Cup in Qatar, the stars Mbappe and Messi from Saint-Germain reached the final and scored 5 out of the six goals of the match (3 Mbappe and 2 Messi).
The French international also won the tournament's top scorer award with 8 goals scored in 7 matches, while Messi came second with 7 goals, and Messi was crowned the best player in the tournament, which is his second after the 2018 World Cup Russia award.
Saint-Germain's president, Nasser Al-Khulaifi, expressed his confidence about extending Messi's contract with the team, saying, "I confirm a thousand times that Lionel Messi is very happy in Paris, and I think he wants to stay, and we reached an agreement to talk about extending his contract after the end of the World Cup."
He added, "Killian (Mbappe) has a contract with the team, and he is one of the best players at the moment. He is a great player."