Lionel Messi has joined PSG after falling out with his boyhood club, Barcelona. He arrived Paris yesterday, 10th of August, and was announced by the club on their various social media platforms.

PSG grabbed the 6 times Balon D’or winner for free but will be paying him the sum of €35 million per annum.

Lionel Messi has finally reunited with former teammate, Neymar. And pundits think the PSG attack will be the deadliest in the world of football.

Messi’s official statement, released on the PSG website reads thus:

“I am impatient to start a new chapter of my career in Paris”, Messi told the PSG website.

“The club and its vision are in perfect harmony with my ambitions. I know how talented the players and staff are here. I am determined to build, alongside them, something great for the club and for the fans. I can’t wait to set foot on the Parc des Princes pitch. “

“I am delighted that Lionel Messi has chosen to join Paris Saint-Germain and we are proud to welcome him to Paris, with his family,” said Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the club president.

“He did not hide his desire to continue to evolve at the highest level and to win trophies. The ambition of the club is of course identical. The addition of Leo to our world-class team confirms the relevance and success of our recruitment. Together with our great coach and his staff, I look forward to seeing our team make history for all of our supporters around the world. “
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