Lionel Messi wrote a message on Instagram to explain his absence!

Lionel Messi has been absent for a week. The PSG star striker has not trained with his teammates since his return from Argentina on January 5.

Lionel Messi, invisible since the start of the school year

Having caught the Covid-19 during his end-of-year holidays, the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner had to wait for the green light from his doctor to be able to return to France. Tested negative at the beginning of January, he then joined the capital, but without resuming his physical preparation with the rest of the group.

He thus missed the match against Vannes in the Coupe de France, and the trip to Lyon in Ligue 1 last weekend. This week, it is the meeting against Brest at the Parc des Princes that the Pulga will not be able to ensure.

A mysterious absence for a player who tested negative a fortnight ago and should have been on his feet.

A reassuring message

Lionel Messi spoke today on social networks . He split a message on Instagram to reassure his fans. He posted on his account a photo of him sitting in jogging in the middle of his living room, his wife by his side, with a caption in Spanish:

Good evening! As you know I had COVID and I wanted to thank you for all the messages I received and tell you that it took me longer than I thought but I almost recovered and I I’m really looking forward to getting back on the pitch. I trained these days to put myself at 100%, very nice challenges are coming this year and I hope that we can meet again very soon. Thank you!!!67820Lionel Messi therefore followed a preparation individual in recent days to find the land as soon as possible. The Argentinian was thus able to reassure the Parisian supporters about his motivation and his state of health.

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