Towards the end of his tenure at PSG, Messi recalls taking a "break with the fans."

After deciding to join Inter Miami, Lionel Messi mentioned taking a "break with the fans" at the end of his time at Paris Saint-Germain.

Messi spent two seasons at Parc des Princes after leaving his childhood club Barcelona in 2021, scoring 32 goals and winning two Ligue 1 championships.

Though the French juggernauts were eliminated at the round of 16 of the Champions League in 2022 and 2023, he was unable to bring European triumph to the team.

The supporters in Paris never warmed to Messi the way they had in Barcelona, and this, along with his performance in Argentina's victory over France in the World Cup final and a two-week suspension for an unauthorized travel to Saudi Arabia, contributed to this.

36-year-old man was After losing to Clermont in his farewell PSG match earlier this month, r-old was jeered by his own fans.

Messi has finally given some thought to his two-year decision to join the French powerhouses. He stated: "I came to Paris because I liked the club, because I had friends and a lot of people I knew in the dressing room, teammates from the national team or some I had been with before." He made this statement in an interview with beIN Sports.

I chose to join the club partly because it felt to me that, beyond what the club was, I would adjust far more readily than in other teams I could have joined.

The forward found his new circumstances trickier than he had imagined after an emotional farewell in Barcelona, as he explained: "The truth is that it's been harder than I expected." 

was a really challenging adaptation—much more so than I had anticipated.

It was difficult to adjust to a new transition, save from the fact that I knew people there and had relationships with them. I did not have a preseason and I arrived late. My family and I had a terrible time adjusting to a new city.

Messi's early problems in Paris were evident in his performance; after scoring 30 league goals in his final season at Barcelona, he only managed six in his debut campaign in Paris.

After the summer, things improved as the Argentine icon scored 16 league goals in 2022–23, but some supporters were skeptics.

Messi continued, "People started to treat me differently. A portion of the PSG group, the majority, and the rest are still being treated

Messi will now play for Miami, who are in desperate need of his skills after finishing last in the MLS Eastern Conference.

They have only won five of their first 17 games, and earlier this month, manager Phil Neville was fired.

As Inter revealed on Friday, Sergio Busquets has joined the team, adding another legendary member of the Barcelona team.

The midfielder spent 13 years living in Messi's locker room while playing over 700 games for the Catalan powerhouse.

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