PSG’s homepage has officially announced that it has successfully recruited Messi. Although the Argentine striker arrived in Paris on a free transfer, this is really the most popular blockbuster in the summer transfer window of 2021.
With his level, Messi will definitely be a name worth waiting for in Ligue 1 next season. After joining PSG, the 34-year-old striker will receive a salary of up to 35 million euros per season and sign a 2-year contract with an option to extend for another year.
In addition, with coming to the top French football tournament, Messi also follows legends like Ronaldinho or Zinedine Zidane in special statistics. Specifically, he became the 7th player to ever win the Golden Ball playing in Ligue 1.
Messi officially joins PSG
Before Messi, other names who had the above-mentioned honor to have played in the hexagonal country were: Raymond Kopa (Bordon Ballon d’Or 1958), Michel Platini (Bordon Ballon d’Or 1983, 1984 and 1985), Jean-Pierre Papin (Bordon Ballon d’Or in 1983, 1984 and 1985). in 1991), George Weah (Golden Ballon d’Or in 1995), Zidane (Golden Ball in 1998) and Ronaldinho (Golden Ball in 2005).
Messi is also the player with the most golden balls in history when he has won this prestigious award 6 times. That shows the style and class from the Argentine superstar.
With the arrival of El Pulga, PSG owns the strongest attack in Europe with names like Neymar, Mbappe, Di Maria and Icardi. This is the factor that helps them confidently conquer the Champions League title in the 2021/22 season.
He became the 7th player to ever win the Ballon d’Or to play in Ligue 1
That is also the biggest goal that PSG is aiming for, but has not been able to do it once in the team’s history. With Ligue 1, the addition of Messi almost gives the French capital team more strength to regain the throne from Lille.
Arriving at the Park of the Princes, M10 is likely to wear the number 30 shirt – the number he used to wear when he was young at Barcelona. This is really a blockbuster this summer.