PSG sign Messi
Less then a week after the shocking news that Lionel Messi would not be resigning for FC Barcelona, the Argentine already has a new club.
LATEST NEWS | Leo #Messi will not continue with FC Barcelona
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) August 5, 2021
PSG would confirm on Tuesday that Messi, 34, has now signed for them.
The forward is set for a change of number in Paris, dropping his iconic no.10 shirt for the no.30:
A new 💎 in Paris!
PSGxMESSI ❤️💙 pic.twitter.com/scrp1su9a6
— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) August 10, 2021
Messi quizzed on playing with Mbappe & Neymar & when he could make PSG debut
On the back of the announcement on Tuesday, Lionel Messi has now held his first press conference as a PSG player.
A number of topics were discussed in the presser, including the prospect of Messi playing alongside both Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.
When drawn on this subject, Messi stated:
“I am very happy. It’s crazy. I’m going to play with the best players in the world, and that’s always good.”
Messi on playing with Neymar and Mbappe:
“I am very happy. It’s crazy. I’m going to play with the best players in the world, and that’s always good.” pic.twitter.com/Ohbrfr98Ed
— Goal (@goal) August 11, 2021
Messi was also asked when his first game as a PSG player will be.
However, the South American was unsure, admitting that he may need a pre-season after his holiday:
“Actually, I don’t know. I was on holidays and it’s very new.
“I spoke yesterday with the technical staff, so, maybe I need a pre-season.
“I’m going to begin to train and work and I hope I can play as soon as I can, when the staff thinks I’m OK, I’ll be ready.”
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