Transparent on Sunday against Lorient, Lionel Messi took the direction of an astonishing destination on Monday… Photo credits: IconSport Just a few hours after the indisputable defeat of Paris Saint-Germain against Lorient at the Parc des Princes (1-3), in the As part of the 33rd day of Ligue 1, a match during which he will be missed like most of his teammates, Lionel Messi has left France. No, the time has not yet come for the Argentinian striker to draw a definitive line from his time in the French capital, as the suspense continues over his short-term future. Tourism ambassador This Monday, the former FC Barcelona player – whose return to Camp Nou has taken a beating – joined an exotic destination. As unveiled by the famous Spanish show El Chiringuito, the 35-year-old player landed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A presence of the native of Rosario linked to a desire on his part to join Cristiano Ronaldo in the Saudi Pro League? Far from it, since Lionel Messi made a promotional trip to the Arabian Peninsula, in his status as the country’s tourism ambassador. 🔥 Messi desata la locura en Riad 🇸🇦El argentino está en Arabia Saudí… porque es el embajador de turismo. 📲 The hashtag ‘Hola Messi’ es tendencia en el país. (📸@Ab_Rfdan) pic.twitter.com/TFeZ3K7tkF — El Chiringuito TV (@elchiringuitotv) May 1, 2023 This is a trip that still risks sparking controversy, and this while the Ile-de-France leader has still not won the title champion of France 2023. Before the arrival of the Hakes, Lionel Messi had put down his suitcases in Barcelona to recharge his batteries with the family, without the desire on his part to talk about a possible comeback with the Blaugrana. 20 goals this season At the end of the contract next June, the Parisian number 30 should not prolong the pleasure in France. As announced by our colleagues from Canal Plus, the fate of the six-time Ballon d’Or winner – author of 20 goals in 37 matches in all competitions including 15 goals in 28 Ligue 1 matches – will only be sealed once the coronation is formalized. national… provided that it does indeed fall into the hands of Paris Saint-Germain. You are here: TopMercato » News » PSG: Messi, one more controversial trip!