Messi Agrees to Join Paris Saint-Germain With a 2-year Contract

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  • Lionel Messi officially ended his 21-year stay at FC Barcelona
  • Messi signed a two-year deal with Paris Saint Germain
  • Lionel Messi reunited with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe

World: The 34-year-old Argentine footballer is all set to join Paris Saint-Germain, popularly referred to as PSG, after ending his 21 years of partnership with the Spanish club Barcelona last week. As per reports, Lionel Messi has signed a lucrative two-year pact with the French football club. Lionel Messi completed his medical examinations and was reportedly spotted in Parc des Princes wearing a PSG Kit.

Messi revealed that he will opt for number 30; the number he had when he made his debut at his former club, Barcelona FC. “I am excited to begin a new chapter of my career at Paris Saint-Germain. Everything about the club matches my football ambitions,” said Lionel Messi in a statement on the club’s website. He arrived at Le Bourget Airport on Tuesday afternoon and was warmly greeted by thousands of PSG supporters who were present to catch a vivid glimpse and witness their new signing.

 The transfer reunited him with his ex-Barca teammate Neymar and the France striker Kylian Mbappe. Neymar posted a picture with Lionel Messi in an Instagram story and captioned it as “back together “while confirming the deal. Messi went on to praise the squad and coaching staff of the team and was keen to offer something remarkable to the team and his fans. Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the Chairman and CEO of PSG was extremely delighted that Lionel Messi chose to play for the French Club and took pride in welcoming him and his family to Paris.

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