Argentinian football legend says he is excited to begin a new chapter of his career at Paris Saint-Germain and that everything about the club "matches my football ambitions."
Lionel Messi successfully passed his medical test, French media reported, as he is expected to sign an initial two-year deal on Wednesday.
ESPN reports that Messi will be joining Paris Saint-Germain on a two-year deal with an option for a third season.
Lionel Messi weeps as he bids farewell to his boyhood team FC Barcelona and confirms he is talking with French club Paris St Germain over a possible move.
As Lionel Messi prepared to say farewell to Barcelona in a club press conference, French fans and media alike were salivating over the impact the superstar's mooted arrival at Paris Saint-Germain would have on the club and the French league.
Lionel Messi is out of contract at the Camp Nou and is available on a free transfer but it is not clear what roads are open to him.
The 34-year-old football superstar has spent all his career at the Spanish club but he had been trying to make an exit since last year.
Spain's top football league announced it has agreed in principle to sell 10 percent of its business to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners for $3.2 billion, a welcome boost to clubs whose finances have taken a hit during the pandemic.
Argentina's winning goal came in the 22nd minute after Rodrigo de Paul made a long pass to Angel di Maria.
The 34-year-old football superstar hasn't announced yet if he will continue to play for Barcelona.
Argentina's victory in Brasilia was Argentina’s second 1-0 win in a row in this tournament and their 16th match without defeat since losing in the Copa America semi-final in 2019.
Lionel Messi scored twice, including a stunning solo goal, as Barcelona blew away Athletic Bilbao to win the Copa del Rey.
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