The Brazilian star has officially transferred to PSG
This summer’s most important transfer forced the Arab president from PSG to pay up the 222 million euros cancellation clause to FC Barcelona and the Brazilian is set to sign until 2022.
In the French capital, the “Ney-day” generated a chaos and people are waiting in queues to buy a t-shirt with Neymar’s name on it.
The hashtag of the day is, of course, #neyday.
Brazilian striker Neymar has signed a five-year contract with the French team Paris Saint-Germain, who paid the Spanish club FC Barcelona the 222 million-euro release clause, making it the most expensive transfer in the history of football, reported AFP.
Neymar (25) will attend a press conference at the “Parc des Princes” stadium on Friday at 14.30, announced the French club.
Neymar will be officialy presented to the public at 16.45 before the first match of the Parisians from this season against the newly-promoted Amiens (18.00).
“I am very happy to come to Paris Saint-Germain. Since my arrival in Europe, this club has become one of the most competitive and ambitious. The biggest challenge that motivated me to join the new teammates is to help the club win titles the supporters only dream about. The ambition of the Paris Saint-Germain club has seduced me, just like the passion and the energy it brings”, the Brazilian player said in a statement.
“I spent four years in Europe and I’m ready to face the challenge. Today, I will do everything to help the team win, open up new horizons for the club and make millions of supporters from all over the world happy “Neymar said.
In turn, club president, Qatarian Nasse Al-Khelaifi, expressed his joy on social media: “We receive Neymar at PSG with great joy and great pride. Neymar Jr is the best. His profound culture of victory, his force of character and his sense of leadership make him a great player. It will bring us a very positive energy. ”