The destination of Lionel Messi, who said goodbye to Barcelona, was Paris. When he debuted, he joined Paris Saint-Germain wearing the number 30 jersey.
Correspondent Lee Jeong-chan.
Two days after saying goodbye to Barcelona in tears, Messi boarded a flight to Paris.
Le Bourget Airport was crowded with Paris Saint-Germain fans early on the news of Messi's 'arrival', and
[Michel Diac/Paris Saint-Germain fans: It is a historic day. I waited for Messi here yesterday too.] When
Messi appeared wearing a shirt with Paris Saint-Germain's slogan, 'This is Paris', cheers filled the sky with red smoke.
Messi, who was escorted by the police wherever he went and received a warm welcome
, changed into a new uniform at the
[Welcome to Paris, Messi!]
new home stadium.
Neymar gave away his iconic jersey number '10', but Messi chose the number 30 worn when he debuted in Barcelona, capturing both 'friendship' and 'initiation'.
The contract period is 2 years and can be extended by 1 year.
[Messi / Paris Saint-Germain striker: Paris is ready to stand on top. My goal is to lift as many trophies as possible.]
Paris, who has formed the world's strongest 'triangle squadron' with Mbappe and Neymar, will set out on a journey toward reclaiming the French league title and winning the Champions League for the first time in history, starting with Strasbourg on Sunday.
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