Argentina Forward Lionel Messi has joined Paris St. Germain on a free transfer after leaving Barcelona.
Messi has signed a two-season deal at Parc des Princes with the option of an extra year, and will reportedly earn €35 million (£30m/$41m) per annum in wages with the French giants.
The 34 year-old was all certain about a new deal with former employers Fc Barcelona only for the deal to breakdown due to what the club described as a financial and economic obstacles.
The newest Man in Paris has expressed his delight after signing the deal. “I am impatient to start a new chapter of my career in Paris”, Messi told the PSG website. “The club and its vision are in perfect harmony with my ambitions. I know how talented the players and staff are here. I am determined to build, alongside them, something great for the club and for the fans. I can’t wait to set foot on the Parc des Princes pitch. “
PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi added: “I am delighted that Lionel Messi has chosen to join Paris Saint-Germain and we are proud to welcome him to Paris, with his family, He did not hide his desire to continue to evolve at the highest level and to win trophies. The ambition of the club is of course identical. The addition of Leo to our world-class team confirms the relevance and success of our recruitment. Together with our great coach and his staff, I look forward to seeing our team make history for all of our supporters around the world. “
Messi will be bring a lot of Experience and big thirst for trophies with him and Mauricio Pochettino will be happy to have undoubtedly the best attacking trio in the world in Lionel Messi, Neymar Junior and Kylian Mbappe as they compete for silverware on all front.