Lionel Messi: PSG star set to beat Alves, Iniesta as world’s most decorated football star
If PSG wins Ligue 1, Lionel Messi will share the top spot among players in terms of trophies. In 2022, the Argentine superstar won the World Cup and Copa America.
If Pars Saint-Germain wins the Ligue 1 championship, Lionel Messi will surpass Pele as the most decorated player in football history.
If the French league championship stays in Paris, the Argentine legend would tie Dani Alves’ record of 42 trophies won in his career, which stands at 41.
Andres Iniesta and Maxwell, two former stars of Barcelona, are currently in third and fourth place with 39 and 37 trophies, respectively.
The World Cup and Copa America, which Messi won in the most recent year, are among the trophies in his trophy case. There are also four Champions League titles, 10 La Liga trophies, the Club World Cup, and many more.
A new championship is getting closer for PSG.
Following their 2-1 victory over Auxerre, PSG moved one step closer to clinching the Ligue 1 championship thanks to a brace from Kylian Mbappe and a goal assist from Lionel Messi.
With two games remaining, PSG has a six-point lead over Lens, their closest challenger, and a victory would give them the league crown and Messi his second since joining the team in the summer.
Messi’s potential at PSG.
The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner is unlikely to stay at Parc des Princes past the summer, as supporters have pushed for him to leave the team.
Fans staged a protest asking Messi to join the team as he recently traveled to Saudi Arabia for a commercial without the club’s approval.
Several reports have linked Barcelona’s former captain to his boyhood club, and the club is already preparing to welcome him back to the Camp Nou.