Watch: Lionel Messi waves at PSG fans from the window of Paris airport

The moment it became clear that Lionel Messi will join PSG

Barcelona fans have been in denial mode ever since the news dropped of their club’s inability to afford Lionel Messi. The Cules have been hoping against hope that maybe there would be a turnaround in fortunes.

In quite heartbreaking news for Barca fans, footage has now emerged of Lionel Messi greeting PSG fans in Paris airport ahead of an imminent transfer.

La Pulga, wearing a very appropriate shirt, waved at the fans from the window of the airport as it dawned on everyone that the legend will now become a Paris Saint-Germain player.

It’s quite surreal to see that the cultural icon of modern-day Barcelona will now become the aesthetic of Paris.

It’s the biggest transfer story happening in the history of the sport and football fans are still in a complete state of disbelief.

Though, it’s sheer euphoria for PSG supporters, who thronged the airport in numbers to meet the superstar.

By Surjit Patowary

Extremely passionate, detail-oriented when it comes to football. Obsessed with the news. Fact-checking is life!

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