Lionel Messi finds tennis tougher than paddle tennis

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Saturday, 22 June 2024 at 15:27
Argentina’s legendary footballer Lionel Messi has revealed that he finds tennis harder than paddle tennis. Tennis, as a sport, is going through a challenging phase. It is facing a stiff challenge from a similar sport, paddle tennis, which is gaining global attraction.
In the recent past, some big-name players have also decided to switch from playing professional tennis to playing peddle sports. However, as per legendary footballer Messi, playing tennis remains the actual challenge.
The former Barcelona striker was recently quoted in a report that he and his wife went to play tennis but did not go again as he could not understand how to play it correctly. “The truth is that tennis is more difficult than paddle tennis, you have to know how to play well to be able to play,” he said.” It's very technical. I tried. Many years ago with Antonela we went to a couple of classes and then we didn't go again. I like it, but I don't know how to play it.”
Messi is often regarded as one of the greatest player sin the history of football. His most successful time as a footballer came while playing for Spanish La Liga outfit Barcelona where he spent vast majority his career. He left the Spanish side after his contract ended and joined French club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) for two seasons. He is currently playing for Major League Soccer (MLS) side Inter Miami.
Messi won 10 La Liga, four Champions League and seven Copa del Rey titles during his time with Barcelona. He also helped his country Argentina lift their third FIFA World Cup title as they defeated defending champion France in the final of the mega-event on penalties.
Messi is the only footballer in the history of men’s football to win seven Ballon d’OR awards. He has scored more than 700 goals and provided 355 assists in professional football in just 904 matches.

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