Lionel Messi has apparently made a big decision about his future and turned against what he had planned.

The 35-year-old has now won everything in the game as he lifted the World Cup at the weekend and topped off the trophy with the Ballon d'Or.

With talk of him slowing down and declining with age, Messi more than answered the critics, producing magical displays in Qatar to lead Argentina to glory.

While his long-time partner Cristiano Ronaldo is trying to find a new club at the age of 37, Flea has no such worries.

After being on the verge of agreeing to a deal that would see him leave Europe for Major League Soccer, Messi has given up on his ambitions, at least for now.

Messi joined Paris Saint-Germain in 2021 on a free transfer in a dramatic transfer window in which he looked set to extend his contract with Barcelona.

Originally signed on a two-year deal, some say he failed to live up to the exceptional heights achieved in Catalonia - despite winning the Ballon d'Or last year.

David Beckham's Miami franchise offered Messi an escape route from the European game, but with the World Cup showing the striker can turn back the clock,