RC Strasbourg Alsace striker Kevin Gameiro had gone up against Paris Saint-Germain striker Lionel Messi in La Liga when he was at Valencia and now in Ligue 1.
Gameiro spoke with ESPN and shared his thoughts on the 34-year-old’s transition to French football and Ligue 1. The former PSG forward stated that the Argentine needs time and that change isn’t easy.
“The change is not easy; he lacks time but is a great player. Messi showed in Barcelona and at PSG what a great player he is. We are very lucky to have him in our league,” Gameiro said. “He still needs a bit of time and… a bit of sun.”
Messi has had his ups and downs this season, and many hope that in a summer where there’s no change, his second campaign in the French capital will go a lot smoother and see the goal tally increase.
— SportsCenter (@SC_ESPN) April 29, 2022