The entire football world has come to a standstill after reports circulated that Lionel Messi has decided to leave his club FC Barcelona. Following a shocking 8-2 defeats at the hand of Bayern Munich, Messi decided to part ways with the Spanish giants.
As the news got viral on social media, all the football enthusiast started posting photos of Messi in their favourite club’s jerseys. Messi being arguably the greatest footballer on the planet, every team would want to have a genius like him their ranks.
PSL offers Lionel Messi to play T20 cricket in a tweet
Interestingly the official Twitter of Pakistan Super League (PSL) joined in the fun also shared a picture of Lionel Messi wearing the T20 league’s jersey along with asking him if he would like to try playing some T20 cricket.
“Fancy some T20 cricket, Leo? We are opening #HBLPSL player registrations soon. #Messi”, PSL captioned their post of Messi.
Meanwhile, they decided to delete the tweet later. However, it did manage to get the attention of several cricket enthusiasts on the popular social media platform.
Meanwhile, the organisers had to postpone earlier this year the playoffs matches of the PSL due to the COVID-19 scare. On March 17, owing to the rise in the number of coronavirus cases the Pakistan Cricket Board chose to postpone the league. The PSL had entered the knockout stages and the two semi-final matches were due to take place soon in Lahore.
Initially, the PCB was trying to finish the tournament by playing behind closed doors but as soon as several foreign players stated withdrawing from the league they had to cancel matches with the immediate effect.
The four teams that qualified for the playoffs in this year’s PSL are Multan Sultans, Peshawar Zalmi, Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars. The remaining matches of the league are expected to be completed before the end of 2020 in Pakistan.