Argentine star Lionel Messi, a Paris Saint-Germain player, has revealed the reason for his trip to Saudi Arabia without the Paris club’s approval.
The Argentine star traveled to Saudi Arabia without the approval of the team’s sporting director as well as technical director Christophe Galtier, adding to the Parisian club’s anger towards the player.
And the RMC Sport newspaper pointed out that Paris Saint-Germain decided to suspend Lionel for a period of two weeks due to the fact that he went to Saudi Arabia without the approval of his team.
The newspaper stressed that the club’s decision to remove the player from training and participation in matches, as well as withhold his salary for a period of two weeks.
It is worth noting that the Argentine star has a contract with the Parisian club that expires in the summer of 2023, and he has not yet decided on his position on the extension of the contract, which increased the tension between the two parties.
Messi surprises everyone and reveals the reason for his trip to Saudi Arabia in an official response.
Lionel Messi posted a video to his Instagram story saying: “I thought we were going to have a day off after the game like we always have. I arranged this trip and couldn’t cancel it.
And the Argentine star concluded by saying, “I already canceled it before. I apologize to my teammates and wait for what the club wants to do to me.”