Lionel Messi joins PSG

It is believed that he will reportedly be earning $41 million per year

Star forward Lionel Messi, who just a few days ago bid tearful goodbye to Barcelona, has joined French giants Paris Saint-Germain on a two-year deal.

 

The 34-year-old Argentine forward also has the option of a third year. The exact details of Messi's financial terms were not declared but it is believed that he will reportedly be earning $41 million per year.

 

"I am excited to begin a new chapter of my career at Paris Saint-Germain. Everything about the club matches my football ambitions," Messi said Tuesday in a statement.

 

"I know how talented the squad and the coaching staff are here. I am determined to help build something special for the club and the fans, and I am looking forward to stepping out onto the pitch at the Parc des Princes."

 

With the signing, Messi becomes PSG's fourth free-transfer this summer after Gianluigi Donnarumma of Italy, Georginio Wijnaldum of the Netherlands and Sergio Ramos.

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