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.
Lionel Messi joins PSG… HERE WE GO! Total agreement completed on a two-years contract. Option to extend until June 2024. Salary around €35m net per season add ons included. 🇦🇷🇫🇷 #Messi— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 10, 2021
Messi has definitely accepted PSG contract proposal and will be in Paris in the next hours. pic.twitter.com/DiM5jNzxTA
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.