Argentine superstar Lionel Messi is a renowned name in the world of sports. As PSG travelled to Israel for their Group game against Maccabi Haifa, during the pre-match activity, mascot kids got emotional as they came close to their footballing hero, Lionel Messi.
In the video, Messi and Mbappe are seen being hugged by the kids as they came close to meeting their favourite hero. Messi and Kylian Mbappe too, welcomed the kind gesture. UEFA Champions League posted this on their official Twitter handle with the caption, “When you meet Leo Messi (emotional emoji)”.
Watch the video here:
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) September 14, 2022
Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe set each other up and Neymar added a late goal, adding gloss to an otherwise disappointing performance as Paris Saint-Germain won 3-1 at Maccabi Haifa in the Champions League.
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After Maccabi midfielder Tjaronn Chery volleyed in a cross in the 24th minute, Messi gave a sloppy PSG side a much-needed equalizer from Mbappe`s cross from the right in the 37th. With this victory, PSG remain top of their Group H with two wins with Benfica in second who beat Italian giants Juventus in their homeground.