Lionel Messi, Family Jet Out To Paris To Complete Historical Move To PSG

Lionel Messi, Family Jet Out To Paris To Complete Historical Move To PSG

  • Lionel Messi and his family are on their way to Paris after a deal has been agreed upon between the player and PSG
  • Reports claim the six-time Ballon d'Or winner will sign a two-year deal when he touches down at Parc des Princes
  • Messi spent 21-years with Barcelona and won many trophies including La Liga, Champions League and Copa del Rey

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Lionel Messi and his family have left Spain for France to officially be unveiled as a Paris Saint-Germain player, ESPN, Facebook.

The deal was confirmed after the 34-year-old agreed on a two-year with the Parc des Princes outfit after seeing out his contract with Barcelona.

The Argentine will earn around €35million net per season including add ons during his spell with the Parisians.

Lionel Messi, family jet out to Paris to complete historical move to PSG
Lionel Messi, his wife Antonella Rucczzo and their three sons, Thiago, Matteo and Ciro depart for Paris. Photo by JOSEP LAGO
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There has been speculation in the past few days after Messi's next destination and all seems to become reality now as all roads lead to Paris.

Messi spent his entire 21-year career at the Camp Nou and all the memories became history when he addressed the press about leaving the club in the past weekend.

The six-time Ballon d'Or winner was reduced to tears as he stated that he never wanted to leave the club in that manner.

La Liga strict financials rules were unable to allow Messi to renew his contract which sent a devastating blow to his fans around the world.

It is understood Messi will now be handed the No.19 shirt, a familiar number the Argentine wore when he broke into the senior national team and Barca's mainstream squad.

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Paris Saint Germain have completed the signing of Barcelona legend Lionel Messi on a two-year deal this transfer window.

Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano confirmed the deal adding that the Argentine will earn around €35 million net per season including add ons.

The 28-year-old also added that the French League giants have an option to extend the contract of the six-time Ballon d'Or winner by a year until the summer of 2024.

Messi, who said his emotional goodbyes to his teammates at Camp Nou will now fly to Paris in the next hours to undergo medicals and finalise the deal.


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