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Lionel Messi opened the scoring and Neymar scored twice. champion of France Paris Saint-Germain beat French Cup winners Nantes 4-0 on Sunday to win the Champions Trophy.
Messi, seven-time record holder Golden Ball the winner, scored in the middle of the first half. After getting a rebound from Neymar, he went past goalkeeper Alban Lafont and scored from a great finish.
Neymar skillfully landed a free-kick into the top left corner in injury time of the first half to give coach Christophe Galtier’s team a 2-0 lead at Tel Aviv’s Bloomfield Stadium for the second year in a row.
Veteran defender Sergio Ramos made it 3-0 in the 57th minute from close range, while Neymar converted a penalty in the 82nd minute after being fouled by Jean-Charles Castelletto, who was sent off.
Galtier, who led Lille to the league title against all odds in 2021, has now secured his first trophy at PSG. He replaced Maurico Pochettino after he was fired.
Antoine Comboir, who once coached PSG, helped Nantes win their first trophy in 21 years. a cup.