Paris Saint-Germain were held to a 1-1 draw by Club Brugge as Lionel Messi made his first start for the club since moving there from Barcelona.
UEFA Champions League: Lionel Messi will be hoping to put in a top display in his first full club debut, when PSG take on Club Brugge.
UEFA Champions League: WIth Lionel Messi set to make his full club debut, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) face Club Brugge in their Group A opener.
Paris Saint-Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino admitted that he never thought it would be possible to sign Lionel Messi.
Sergio Busquets said on Monday he was still in a "state of shock" after Lionel Messi's departure as Barcelona prepare to start their first Champions League without the Argentinian since 2003.
2022 FIFA World Qualifier: Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick to help Argentina seal a 3-0 win over Bolivia on Thursday (local time).
Lionel Messi will have to wait for his home debut in France, possibly leaving Paris Saint-Germain without their star front three for Saturday's Ligue 1 match against promoted side Clermont.
Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick to overtake Pele as the top international goalscorer in South American football history on Thursday as Argentina cruised to a 3-0 victory over Bolivia in their 2022 World Cup qualifier.
Argentina maintained their unbeaten start to their World Cup qualifying campaign. Meanwhile, Brazil continued their perfect start to qualifying with a seventh win out of seven.
La Liga president Javier Tebas hit out at Qatari-owned Paris Saint-Germain and what he called "club-states" after the French club signed Lionel Messi and a host of stars in the transfer window.