The Argentine superstar has completed a free transfer to Parc des Princes on Tuesday and is ready for a new adventure in the French top flight
Former Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Austin Jay-Jay Okocha has sent a welcome message to Lionel Messi following his move to Ligue 1.
Messi left Barcelona last week after the Spanish giants failed to renew his contract, and he signed a two-year contract with the Parisians with the option of having an extra year.
The arrival of the six-time Ballon d’Or winner in Mauricio Pochettino’s squad has set the football world ablaze as he talks with Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, former Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos, former Inter Milan star Achraf Hakimi link.
‘Welcome to Paris’, Okocha took a photo of himself and Messi on Instagram.
During his career, the Nigerian legend spent four years in the French capital, and he helped PSG win the Trophee des Champions in its first season in 1998, followed by the discontinued Uefa Intertoto Cup in 2001.
Okocha left Paris for another season in England with Bolton Wanderers in 2002 before later moving to Qatar SC and Hull City.
Meanwhile, Messi has expressed his willingness to lead PSG to glory after ending his 21-year stay in Barcelona, where he has won 10 La Liga titles, four Uefa Champions League trophies, three Fifa Club World Cups and other silverware.
“I feel this club is ready to fight for every title,” Messi told a news conference on Wednesday.
“My only will now is to start training with my new teammates. I still want to win, as I wanted to in the first moment of my career. I want to keep winning titles, and that’s why I went to this club came. .
“This team is ready. There are some new transfers, but it was close and ready [to win the Champions League]. I just came here to help. My dream is to win this trophy again, and I think Paris is the best place to do it. ”