In the blur on his future with Paris Saint-Germain, Lionel Messi received a threat from his native country…
According to information provided by theFrance Media Agency, shots targeted a business owned by the in-laws of Lionel Messi, an establishment located in Rosario, on the night of Wednesday to Thursday. The business in question, belonging to the Roccuzzo family, the in-laws of the Paris Saint-Germain and Argentina striker who, it should be remembered, is married to Antonella Roccuzzo, was the target of 14 bullet holes. The authorities also reported the presence of a very threatening message directly aimed at the 2018 world champion. “Messi we are waiting for you, (Pablo) Javkin (the mayor of Rosario) is a narco, he won’t take care of you.”
🇦🇷 Lionel Messi has been threatened by a gang from Rosario. A handwritten message was left after a shooting at a supermarket owned by the family of his girlfriend Antonela Roccuzzohttps://t.co/qmCYepzSWG
— RMC Sport (@RMCsport) March 2, 2023
As relayed by our colleagues from The team, “A witness confirmed seeing two men on a motorbike shortly before 3 a.m. local time. One of them came down to shoot and throw the message before fleeing. No one was hurt.”According to Argentinian television, the words addressed to the 35-year-old star were not “not a threat”but a gesture with the sole purpose of“draw attention.”Designated last Monday best FIFA player of the year 2022, the former Barcelonan should not react publicly to this story directly involving his relatives.
Sport 17 goals in 28 games
At the end of the contract next June with the club of the French capital, Lionel Messi has not yet settled the question of his future in France. On the other hand, as explained by us, the six-time Ballon d’Or winner does not plan to return to Newell’s Ols Boys, his very first club before coming to the Blaugrana. Since the start of the 2022-2023 season, the number 30 player in the squad coached by Christophe Galtier has taken part in 28 games in all competitions, for a record of 17 goals and 16 assists. In Ligue 1, Lionel Messi scored 12 goals and delivered 12 assists in 20 games.
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