Following weeks of speculation, PSG have announced the signing of the Brazilian superstar, Neymar Jr. for a world record fee of €222 million payment – equal to his release clause – on a 5 year contract that will expire on June 30th 2022.
The 25 year old joins the French Champions following four seasons Barcelona where he established himself to be among the best, winning 8 Trophies with Barcelona including the treble in 2014-15 as well as numerous individual awards.
Neymar Jr has captained the Brazilian National Team, most notably at the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics where he led Brazil to their first Olympic Gold Medal in men’s football. He has made 77 appearances for the national team, scoring 52 in the process.
Neymar will wear the #10 shirt for French Champions. He will be presented tomorrow afternoon to journalists at the Parc de Princes at 13:30 local time and will be presented before Saturday’s fixture vs Amiens to fans.