Messi reaches agreement to join PSG ,Lionel Messi, according to his father and agent Jorge, agreed to join the French club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) after suddenly leaving Barcelona.
Reuters reporters saw Messi and Jorge arrive at Barcelona Airport on Tuesday, and French newspaper L’Équipe and Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo reached a two-year contract for Argentine midfielders to join PSG. He said he did.
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Messi reaches agreement to join PSG Having established himself as one of the best players in the world for 20 years at a club he joined as a boy, Messi will arrive in Paris on Tuesday. His destination could not be confirmed immediately.
A six-time Ballon d’Or winner and record scorer in both Argentina and Barcelona, he cried when he said goodbye to Barcelona on Sunday.
The club said it was no longer possible to respect his contract with Messi by blaming LaLiga’s rules of fair play.
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Messi is already at the forefront of powerful PSG, including former Barcelona teammate Neymar and young French striker Kylian Mbappe.
This addition enhances the club’s ambition to win the Champions League for the first time.
It will also create new controversies over UEFA’s financial fair play rules, first introduced in 2009, and set spending limits based on team earnings.
These rules were aimed at preventing fluctuating overheads and discouraging external cash injections, but were criticized in favor of larger and more established clubs.
Some of them see it as ineffective.
Messi’s last four-year contract with Barcelona was valued at a total of € 555 million (€ 565 million). This is the most lucrative contract in sports history.
According to reports, Messi is ready to earn € 1 million (£ 411 million) annually under a contract with PSG.
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Superstar is the latest big name that arrived at PSG.
Spanish defender Sergio Ramos joined the club after leaving Real Madrid. Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldam has also closed the deal with Liverpool.
Goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnaruma, who won the Euro 2020 in Italy, also joined AC Milan after the contract expired, and Morocco’s full-back Achraf Hakimi also joined Inter Milan for £ 1 million (70.7 billion).