Reason Why Lionel Messi Was Not Allowed To Wear No. 30 Against Marseille

Lionel Messi

Fans did not see Lionel Messi in his No.30 shirt for Wednesday’s match against Marseille due to a French Cup rule.

Per the rule, teams must ensure their players wear shirts with numbers from 1-11 PSG will take on Olympique Marseille in the quarter finals of the French Cup

Paris Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi has had an illustrious career and won most of the tournaments he has featured in. But the Coupe de France is the only competition the Argentine genius has not won in his career.

The 35-year-old has an opportunity to win the French Cup this term, having suffered a defeat against Nice last season in the round of 16.

On Wednesday evening, the French giants crossed swords against their arch-nemesis Marseille in the quarter finals at the Stade Vélodrome.

There is no doubt that the match will presented a big challenge to Lionel Messi and his team as Marseille is a strong team.

French Cup weird rules

According to PSG Report, Messi and his teammates will have to follow a weird rule to participate in the game. The French Cup has a strict set of rules that must be implemented and followed by every team to participate in their games.

SOURCE: Sportsbrief.com

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