Despite competing against some of the most talented players on the planet, Giovani Lo Celso is finding a role at PSG and maybe Argentina
There wasn’t an obvious goal-scoring opportunity when Giovani Lo Celso received the ball into his feet with his back to goal outside the penalty area but an innate awareness of that time and space prompted a turn. Two more touches took the youngster to the edge of the 18-yard box and an exquisite lob over the helpless goalkeeper into the net followed.
That is how Giovani Lo Celso capped off Paris Saint-Germain’s 3-0 win over Lille on Saturday and despite it being the 21-year-old’s first Ligue 1 goal, was perhaps more in line of what was expected of the outrageously talented playmaker when PSG snapped him up from Rosario Central in 2016.
Lo Celso has needed to bide his time and be patient and while this opportunity is not as the elegant enganche that was cultivated on the streets of Rosario, the youngster is impressing none the less in his deeper role.
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