The six-time Ballon d’Or winner is close to joining the Parisians after seeing his 21-year stay at Camp Nou end
Lionel Messi has signed a two-year contract to join Paris Saint-Germain and is expected to undergo his medical examination on Tuesday, Purpose can confirm.
The Argentine international star spoke tearfully on Sunday when he confirmed his departure from the club where he has been for the past 21 years.
Messi will now arrive in Paris on Tuesday, and provided he undergoes the doctor without any problems, he will sign a two-year contract with PSG, which has the option of another 12 months.
What did Messi say about the move from PSG?
Messi has not yet confirmed that he will move to PSG.
On Sunday he said: ‘Paris Saint-Germain is a possibility, yes.
“At the moment nothing has been confirmed, I have received many calls after the Barcelona statement. We’re talking about it. ”
Nevertheless, everything seems to be fine for Messi to join the Ligue 1 team, after stars such as Sergio Ramos, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Achraf Hakimi and Georginio Wijnaldum to go to Parc des Princes this summer.
Messi’s record in Barcelona
Messi leaves Barcelona not only as one of the best players of the club ever, but probably also the best player of all time.
He is both the top scorer and the best appearance maker of all time, with 672 goals from 778 matches.
During his time at Camp Nou, where he made his professional debut in 2003 after joining the academy in 2000, he won La Liga 10 times and four Champions Leagues.
On top of that, Messi won the Ballon d’Or a record six times, which obscured his longtime rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who has only five in his name.