Paris Saint-Germain F.C. have announced the signing of Brazilian, Neymar, from Barcelona, for a world record fee of 222m euros.
The 25-year-old Brazilian, penned a five-year contract with the Les Parisiens to become the world most expensive footballer, breaking Paul Pogba’s £89m move to Manchester United.
A statement on PSG’s official website read: “Paris Saint-Germain is very happy to announce the arrival of Neymar Jr to the team.”
“On Thursday the Brazilian striker signed a five-year contract in the presence of the Club’s representatives. Neymar Jr is now committed to the French capital’s club until June 30 2022.”
— PSG Officiel (@PSG_inside) August 3, 2017
Speaking shortly after completing the world record deal, Neymar explained to PSG’s official website: “I am extremely happy to join Paris Saint-Germain,”
“Since I arrived in Europe, the club has always been one of the most competitive and most ambitious. And the biggest challenge, what most motivated me to join my new teammates is to help the club to conquer the titles that their fans want.”
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