PSG made the signing of Leo Messi official after a whole day of creating expectations and preparing the ground for the big news. The French team announced the incorporation of the Argentine through an official statement.
“Paris Saint-Germain is pleased to announce the hiring of Lionel Messi for two years with an option for one more year.
The six-time Ballon d’Or winner is considered a soccer legend and a true inspiration to everyone in and outside of soccer.
The signing of Leo reinforces the aspirations of Paris Saint-Germain, as well as providing the club’s loyal fans with not only an exceptionally talented squad, but also moments of incredible football for years to come.
Leo Messi said: “I am delighted to start a new chapter of my career at Paris Saint-Germain. Everything at the club matches my football ambitions. I know the talent of the squad and the coaching staff. I am determined to help build something. special for the club and the fans, and I can’t wait to jump onto the playing field at Parc des Princes. “
Nasser Al-Khelaifi, President and CEO of Paris Saint-Germain stated: “I am delighted that Lionel Messi has chosen to join Paris Saint-Germain and we are proud to welcome him and his family to Paris. He has made no secret of his desire to continue competing at the highest level and winning titles, and naturally our ambition as a club is to do the same. The addition of Leo to our world-class squad continues with a very strategic and successful transfer window for the club. Led by our extraordinary coach and his coaching staff, I hope the team will make history alongside our fans from around the world. “