PSG 4-0 Nantes: Sergio Ramos scores sublime BACKHEEL goal

PSG 4-0 Nantes: Sergio Ramos scores sublime BACKHEEL goal as Neymar brace and Lionel Messi opener seal Trophee des Champions victory

  • Lionel Messi opened the scoring with a cool finish in the first half
  • Neymar then scored a stunning free-kick and a penalty later on 
  • Sergio Ramos completed the rout with an inventive backheeled finish  

Lionel Messi opened the scoring and Neymar scored twice as French champion Paris Saint-Germain beat French Cup winner Nantes 4-0 to win the Champions Trophy on Sunday.

Messi, the record seven-time Ballon d’Or winner, netted midway through the first half. Taking a deflected pass from Neymar, he went past goalkeeper Alban Lafont before scoring with a fine finish.

Neymar expertly guided a free kick into the top left corner in first-half injury time to put coach Christophe Galtier’s side 2-0 up at Bloomfield Stadium in Tel Aviv, which hosted the game for the second straight year.

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Sergio Ramos scored a brilliant backheeled goal as PSG beat Nantes 4-0 on Sunday

Veteran defender Sergio Ramos made it 3-0 in the 57th minute from close range and Neymar converted a penalty in the 82nd after being fouled by Jean-Charles Castelletto, who was sent off.

Galtier, who guided Lille to the league title against the odds in 2021, now has his first trophy at PSG. He replaced Maurico Pochettino after he was fired.

Antoine Kombouare, who once coached PSG, helped Nantes win its first trophy in 21 years when it won the cup.

PSG’s Marquinhos holds the trophy after winning the Trophee des Champions on Sunday

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