Star footballer Lionel Messi is all set to leave the French club Paris Saint-Germain after playing the season final match against Clermont on Saturday (today) .
“After two seasons in the capital, Leo Messi’s adventure with Paris Saint-Germain will come to a conclusion at the end of the 2022-23 season,” said the French Ligue 1 club on social media.
According to the club, Messi would play some role in the Ligue 1 match scheduled to take place at the Parc des Princes, bringing his two-year tenure in PSG to an end.
Some news circulating on social media that, Star Footballer will move to Saudi Arabia in order to pursue a new challenge.
Messi, who has won the Ballon d’Or seven times, has earned an estimated annual salary of 30 million euros ($32.1 million) after tax at Qatar-backed PSG.
He led Argentina to victory against France in the World Cup final in Qatar in December.
Earlier Paris Saint-Germain Coach Christophe Galtier confirmed that soccer legend Lionel Messi will leave the French club when his contract expires at the end of the season.
“I had the privilege of coaching the best player in the history of football. This will be his last match at the Parc des Princes, and I hope that he will receive the warmest of welcomes,” Galtier said at a news conference ahead of PSG’s Ligue 1 finale Saturday against Clermont Foot. “This year, he has been an important part of the team, always available. I don’t think any of the comments or criticisms are justified. He’s always been there for the team. It’s been a great privilege to accompany him throughout the season.”