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Caught on camera! Neymar was the very first player to celebrate Messi’s first goal with PSG

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Lionel Messi scored his first goal for Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday in the 2–0 win against Manchester City in the Champions League.

And the Argentine’s former Barcelona teammate Neymar was the first PSG player to celebrate the 34-year-old’s goal with him at the Parc des Princes.

Neymar reportedly worked tirelessly behind the scenes in the summer to convince Messi to move to Paris after he had failed to renew his contract with the La Liga giants.

 

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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