Watch: Lionel Messi bags long-range stunner to clinch Ligue 1 title for PSG

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By Conor Laird Published: April 23, 2022 10:05 pm
Last Updated: April 24, 2022 9:31 am

 Lionel Messi bags long-range stunner to clinch Ligue 1 rubric  for PSG

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi took centre signifier connected Saturday evening, arsenic Paris Saint-Germain clinched the club’s latest Ligue 1 crown.

Mauricio Pochettino’s troops returned to enactment a abbreviated clip ago, welcoming RC Lens to the Parc des Princes successful the cognition that thing but a decision would spot them unfastened up an insurmountable vantage atop the French top-flight.

And, erstwhile each was said and done, though they failed to marque it 5 wins connected the spin, PSG did bash capable to regain the rubric of France’s standout club.

A solitary extremity – netted by oft-criticised summertime accomplishment Lionel Messi – proved capable to usher the superior giants to a stock of the spoils successful Paris.

After being picked retired by attacking spouse successful transgression Neymar 25 yards from goal, Messi took 1 interaction to get the shot retired of his feet, earlier unleashing an unstoppable left-footed effort beyond the clutches of Jean-Louis Leca successful the Lens goal:


If anyone was going to interruption the deadlock it would beryllium him! Simply MAGNIFICENT!

Is that the extremity that wins the title?

— Football connected BT Sport (@btsportfootball) April 23, 2022

Congratulations to Paris Saint-Germain, your 2021/22 Ligue 1 champions:


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— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) April 23, 2022

Bayern marque history

France, though, is not the lone 1 of Europe’s top-five leagues to person crowned a champion crossed the time to date.

Elsewhere, a 3-1 Der Klassiker downing of Borussia Dortmund saw Julian Nagelsmann’s Bayern Munich besides clinch glory successful the Bundesliga, to etch the club’s sanction ever further into the past books of European football:

Bayern are the archetypal squad to triumph 10 consecutive league titles successful a top-five European division:


Champions for a decade.

— Squawka (@Squawka) April 23, 2022

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This nonfiction was edited by Ben Browning.