Lionel Messi apologizes to PSG for his trip to Saudi Arabia

Messi's trip to Saudi Arabia for possible business or tourism earned him two weeks of PSG sanction


Argentine star Lionel Messi posted a video on his Twitter account on Friday. Instagram in which he apologizes to the French Paris Saint-Germain and the fondness for his trip to Saudi Arabia, which has sparked strong protests in the last hours.

PSG suspended Messi for two weeks after he travelled without Team leave for personal matters, according to a club source.

"I apologise to my teammates and the club. Honestly, I thought we would be Free after the game, as we were in the previous weeks. I had arranged this trip to Arabia, which he had previously cancelled," The short film begins. Video that Messi published in his story of Instagram.

"I repeat, I regret what I did and I am waiting for what the club decides," concluded the captain of the Argentine team that won the World Cup in Qatar.

In a Twitter post accompanied by undated images showing Messi relaxing with his family, Ahmed Al Khateeb, the Minister of Tourism of Saudi Arabia wrote on Monday: "I am happy to welcome #Messi and his family to Saudi Arabia. Authentic destinations and experiences."

He added: "We welcome visitors from all over the world to experience a unique trip to Saudi Arabia and its hospitality."

Messi himself published a few days ago on Instagram a promotion for the Tourism in this country: "Who thought that Saudi Arabia had so much green? Me I love to explore its unexpected wonders whenever I can. #visitsaudi"

With Lionel Messi serving a two-week ban imposed by his own club, Paris Saint-Germain, speculation about his future begins to increase as the Argentine's contract with PSG expires in June this year.

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