Messi returned to Paris, and the goals followed.

On the 12th, Beijing time, in the 18th round of Ligue 1, Paris Saint-Germain defeated Angers 2-0 at home. Messi scored a goal in the game. This is also his first official game after the World Cup final.

  Messi returns to debut goal

  This game is Messi's first appearance since the World Cup-Paris took the lead in the 5th minute, Mukil passed into the penalty area, and Ekitik scored a goal.

In the 72nd minute, Mukil passed Messi obliquely, and Messi pushed and scored. The referee confirmed that the goal was valid after reviewing by VAR.

  In the 83rd minute, Messi picked a pass and Neymar turned around and volleyed to score, but the referee signaled offside first and the goal was invalid.

  Messi was in good form in this game. According to ESPN statistics, Messi scored 1 goal with 2 shots, made 3 fouls, and passed 54 times, 45 of which were successful.

  Messi has scored 8 goals and 10 assists in 18 Ligue 1 games this season, directly involved in 18 goals.

In the 54 games in various competitions since he joined Paris, Messi has scored 24 goals, assisted 28 times, and directly participated in 52 goals.

  After scoring this goal, Messi scored 696 goals in the five major leagues, tying Ronaldo's scoring data.

Data from both sides - Messi scored 696 goals in 832 games, an average of 98 minutes; Ronaldo scored 696 goals in 919 games, an average of 109 minutes.

  Will be participating in the World Cup for the 6th time?

  According to Argentine media news, after leading the Argentine team to win the World Cup, Scaloni will complete his contract renewal with the Argentine Football Association this week and continue to coach the team.

  In an interview with the Argentine media "radio calvia" on the 11th, Scaloni also gave a "suggestion" that made the fans very excited-Scaloni believes that Messi can participate in the 2026 World Cup in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

  "I think Messi can play in the next World Cup in 2026, it depends a lot on what he wants, on whether he feels good. Argentina's door is always open for Messi, he is happy on the pitch , which is very good for us. I think Messi no longer needs to win the World Cup to prove that he is a goat (the best in history), he does not need such an honor to prove that he is the greatest player. Now Messi has got He got what he wanted, I'm happy for Messi, happy for the whole country."

  In the 2026 World Cup in the United States, Canada and Mexico, Messi will be 38 years old by then. If he can participate, it will be his sixth World Cup.

In the history of world football, no one can participate in six World Cups.