Mauricio Pochettino, the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) supervisor, has named forward, Lionel Messi, as the ‘greatest participant on the planet’.
Pochettino mentioned this whereas commenting on Messi’s show in PSG’s Ligue 1 victory over Nantes on Saturday.
Messi, who didn’t rating in 5 league games since arriving at PSG in the summertime, ended his Ligue 1 duck on Saturday.
The Argentine captain discovered the back of the web in opposition to Nantes to assist his ten-man facet pick up a 3-1 win.
Talking about Messi at his post-match press convention, Pochettino mentioned, “I don’t suppose he was nervous about not having scored a league aim.
“He is a superb champion, the perfect participant on the planet; so he is aware of learn how to come by tough spells. He has the persistence, and it’s good that he scored.”
Pochettino added, “We performed rather well within the first half. For Messi, Neymar and Mbappe, I all the time mentioned it was a query of connections, of spending time collectively and taking part in aggressive matches. However the entire group performed nicely, and it’s only a disgrace we didn’t rating extra objectives within the first half.”
The victory noticed PSG open up a 13-lead on the high of the Ligue 1 desk forward of second-placed Rennes.