Former Barcelona football star, Lionel Messi featured for his new club Paris St-Germain, in their 2-0 against Reims in Ligue 1.
Messi who debuted as a 66th-minute substitute made an impact in the win that was recorded by PSG.
The multiple Ballon d’Or winner did not only put up a good performance, but was hailed with a standing ovation as he replaced his friend Neymar in front of a sell-out crowd.
The Argentine is playing for the French club, PSG as the first club of his career, other than Barcelona.
Considering his performance PSG boss, Mauricio Pochettino said Messi is still far away from his best form despite his efforts in training.
Pochettino who affirmed that everyone in PSG is anticipating the best of Messi also said he will be fit in the next two weeks.
In his words, “We are waiting for the best from him. I’m very happy that he made his debut. It was very important for him.
“He was good, from his first touches he gave the team peace of mind. It’s good for him to start with a win.
“It was good to hear the crowd cheering for him, not just our supporters, it’s something Leo has earned.”
While Messi is preparing to settle down in PSG, Kylian Mbappe who scored the two goals is preparing to leave, in order to join Spanish giants, Real Madrid.