From there, Messi took matters into his own hands to gift PSG the win although Mbappe was still heavily involved.
Messi reminded everyone why he was one of the top Ballon D' Or contenders with a performance worthy of mention.
First, he converted a penalty which was given to him by Mbappe, after the PSG forward was felled in the box. Messi went on to use the ice cool panenka technique to pull PSG level.
A few minutes later, Messi latched onto a cut back by Mbappe in the Leipzig box as he went on to score the crucial third goal.
Messi has had a difficult opening to his PSG career. However, in the Champions League, he is currently PSG's top scorer, with three goals in just two games.
Here are some reactions from fans to Messi's performance.
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