Footage of Lionel Messi's First PSG Training Session Goes Viral

Mudeet Arora
Lionel Messi completed his first training session at PSG
Lionel Messi completed his first training session at PSG / Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Lionel Messi underwent his first training session with his new club Paris Saint-Germain after penning a two-year deal with the French club.

He was given a tour of the Ooredoo Centre before taking part in a light training session.

In a video posted by PSG's official account, Messi can be seen meeting his new teammates in Sergio Ramos, Kylian Mbappe and Xavi Simons before beginning training.

Here's the video:

Various videos from the training session were posted

Meanwhile, Messi spoke after joining PSG and stated that he cannot wait to begin playing with his new team alongside Neymar and Mbappe especially.

"[To play with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe] is really crazy and I am really happy about that," said Messi in a press conference. 

"Sharing the day-to-day life with them and the squad, the team is incredible and I really want to train and compete now because I am going to be playing with the best players.

"[Angel] Di Maria, [Leandro] Parades, I know all of the teammates in the dressing room, we had contact and Neymar of course did a lot and was important in my decision."

He continued: "I cannot forget what I lived and experienced in Barcelona, but I am excited about this new stage for my career and my family. 

"As soon as I arrived here I was so happy, so motivated, so excited. It has happened so fast, but I am enjoying it so much.

"The squad and coaches here are capable of winning everything, which is my objective. I still want to win, as I wanted in the first moment of my career."