Paris: Lionel Messi arrived at Barcelona Airport on Tuesday. After leaving the Spanish club he joined as a student in shock, he is expected to fly to France to join Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).
After French newspaper L’Equipe and Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo stated that the player had reached an agreement to join Paris Saint-Germain on a two-year contract, a Reuters reporter saw the Argentine arrive at the airport with his father and agent.
L’Equipe said that Messi established himself as one of the world’s greatest football players during his brilliant stay in Barcelona, and he will arrive in the French capital later on Tuesday.
Messi is a 34-year-old shooter from Argentina and Barcelona.
The six-time Ballon d’Or winner cried as he bid farewell to his childhood team on Sunday because the club said it could no longer keep him and blamed La Liga’s fair play rules.
The front line of Paris Saint-Germain is already very strong. Messi’s former Barcelona teammate Neymar and young French forward Kelian Mbappé are regarded as the two best players on the planet.
However, the arrival of Messi, who set a record scorer with 682 goals in Barcelona, will fuel the club’s ambition to win the Champions League for the first time in history.