According to information from the Parisian, confirmed by RMC Sport, Lionel Messi, voted best player in the World Cup in Qatar, gave his agreement in early December to wear the Parisian jersey for at least another season.
However, the case is not sealed. The precise duration and the amount of the contract must thus be refined as soon as the 35-year-old star returns from vacation, during a meeting with the president of PSG Nasser Al-Khelaifi and his (Site notre bureau spécialisé) adviser Luis Campos, writes the daily Le Parisien. .
The signature and the terms of the agreement have yet to be signed, confirmed by the Spanish newspaper As.
Contacted by AFP, PSG could not be reached immediately to confirm this information.
Messi had joined the Parisian team in 2021 for two seasons (plus one optional) after having spent his entire professional career with FC Barcelona until then.
Launched in the first team of Barça in 2004, the sevenfold Ballon d’Or won in particular four Champions League (2006, 2009, 2011, 2015) and ten Spanish championship titles in the Blaugrana jersey. In Catalonia, he also accumulated records: top scorer in the history of the club, top scorer in the history of the Spanish Liga, record holder for the number of goals in a calendar year (91 in 2012)…
Sunday in Qatar, « La Pulga » (« the chip ») conquered the only major title that was still missing from its huge record, the World Cup, after a final with a magnificent scenario won against France, champion of the title (3-3 ap 4-2 tab).
The Argentinian scored a double when his club partner Kylian Mbappé, the Blues’ star attaché, scored a triple for him, thus finishing as the competition’s top scorer with 8 goals.