Top French Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain has officially announced the signing of Argentine skipper Lionel Messi. The Argentine signed a two-year contract with the club that will see him remain in the club until 2023. The Ligue 1 giants made the official announcement in a two-minute video that finally unveiled Messi at the end of the clip.
The deal for the 34-year-old, which has the option of a third-year, will see him wear jersey number 30. Neymar Jnr offered Lionel Messi the number 10 jersey, but he rejected the offer from his former teammate and decided to go with the number 30 jersey.
Lionel Messi Rejects Jersey Number 10 From Neymar
Lionel Messi started his career with the number 30 jersey, and so it is liking since he is opening a new chapter in his life, it is only normal for him to kick-start it the way he did with Barca. Barcelona is the only club he has played for throughout his career Paris Saint-Germain is the second club he will be playing.
And speaking about his move to PSG, he said:” I am impatient to start a new chapter of my career in Paris. 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.”
Messi is the club’s fourth free-transfer signing this summer after the arrivals of Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, Spain defender Sergio Ramos and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma. Messi will play in a front three alongside the two most expensive players of all time, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. He could make his PSG debut at home to Strasbourg on Saturday.