If PSG enriches its history with a tenth title of champion of France, Marco Verratti enters a little more into the legend of the club and Ligue 1. By winning his eighth national title, the midfielder has become the first player to win in France. multiple championships
What a Long Way for Marco Verratti. Unknown to the general public when he moved to PSG from Pescara in 2012, the midfielder quickly became an essential element in the club’s midfield. Now 29, the Italian has been able to fill his trophy cabinet for years.
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Holder against Lens (1–1), Verratti took part in the tenth title of champion of France, won by PSG. With this performance, the Paris club was able to match AS Saint-tienne in the number of championships received. But the Italian international has also managed to make Ligue 1 history.
This Saturday, the “little owl” won his eighth championship, making him the only player to win so many titles in France. His teammate and captain Marquinhos has seven. Verratti is also ahead of former Leonis Sidney Govo, Juninho and Gregory Coupet.
“It will always be in my heart”
After the draw against Lens, Verratti recounted his feelings about entering the history of the French championship: “This is my eighth and it is something I would have never imagined when I was younger. It will always be in my heart.” I will stay.” Unfortunately for the beloved of the Parc des Princes, he could not celebrate the event with supporters, still furious at the elimination against Real Madrid in the Champions League, and who refused to celebrate this tenth title with the players. gave.
One comment was regretted by the Italian who called on fans to “move on some more” saying: “This is something I don’t understand, we always try with all our hearts. We are normal people, We can have good or bad times… We want to win everything.”