Lionel Messi was on the receiving end of a couple of tough tackles from Marshall Munetsi when he came in as a second half substitute for PSG away at Stade de Reims.

The Argentine came on as a 66th-minute replacement for Neymar, and Zimbabwe Warriors player, Munetsi, was assigned to man-mark him.

However, the six-time Ballon d’Or winner was fouled three times, and it was the Zimbabwean midfielder who was the culprit during both the take-ons and recoveries.

The Warriors star even hit him on the face in one incident, but luckily, he escaped without a booking.

PSG went on to win the match 2-0 courtesy of Kylian Mbappe’s brace, while Munetsi had a goal disallowed following VAR intervention.

The midfielder mopped in a rebound from a close range after Keylor Navas parried El Bilal Touré’s header onto his way just five minutes into the second half.

But after a review, it was found the striker was offside on the initial attempt, invalidating Munetsi’s goal.

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