After a long wait, the biggest contract in football history has finally been completed. Early this morning, August 11, PSG officially announced rookie Lionel Messi with a 2-year contract, with the option of a 1-year extension. Messi will receive a salary of up to 35 million euros / season after tax, excluding bonuses.
Sharing at the launch, Messi showed determination in the new shirt. “I feel very excited to start a new chapter in my career at PSG. The club has shown its ambition and fully meets my criteria.
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I know the talent of the players and the coaching staff. So I believe I can help make something special for the club and the fans. I can’t wait to play at the Park of the Princes.”
Messi officially signed with PSG
PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi expressed his excitement about this blockbuster deal: “I am delighted that Messi has chosen to join PSG and we are proud to welcome him and his family to Paris. He does not hide it. expressed a desire to continue to compete at the highest level and win more titles, which is in line with our vision and ambition.
The addition of Leo to the world-class squad continues our success in the transfer market. Under the guidance of coach Mauricio Pochettino, I hope the team will together make history for fans around the world.”
Messi wears number 30 at PSG
Messi will wear the number 30 at PSG, the number is considered quite strange. According to many sources, the Argentine superstar initially considered the number 19, but ultimately decided to take the number 30. This is the number in the early years of the striker’s career, born in 1987 at Barca.
Messi joined PSG on a free transfer from Barca after being unable to renew his contract because of the club’s financial problems. During the farewell ceremony of the Nou Camp team after 21 years of attachment, Messi burst into tears and admitted that he did not want to leave.