Messi to Al Hilal: Done deal?

Messi to al hilal: done deal? 0

Saudi Gazette published on Sunday that rumors are circulating that Lionel Messi will soon sign a historic contract with the Saudi club Al Hilal. Officials from the club are apparently presently in Paris to finalize the agreement.

On Saturday, Messi’s voyage at PSG came to an end following a two-year term, as his contract, which had ended on June 30, was not renewed once it had reached its expiration date.

According to a statement released by Paris Saint-Germain, “After two seasons in the French capital, Leo Messi’s adventure with Paris St. Germain will come to an end at the conclusion of the 2022–23 campaign,”

I’d want to use this opportunity to thank Leo Messi for the two seasons he spent in Paris. It has been a joy for PSG president Nasser al-Khelaifi to witness a player who has won the Ballon d’Or seven times wearing the Rouge & Bleu and playing at Parc des Princes, where the team has won back-to-back titles in Ligue 1 and inspired the club’s younger players, according to a statement released by the club.The seven-time winner of the Ballon d’Or, Lionel Messi, is expected to go to Riyadh within the next 48 hours, as reported by the Saudi Gazette, in order to prepare for the official announcement of the contract that will take place following his arrival in the Saudi capital.

Although neither the size of the agreement nor the player’s salary have been determined as of yet, prior rumors indicated that the Argentine was reportedly mulling a monster deal from the Riyadh club that would pay him $400 million per year. This will elevate Messi to the position of highest-paid athlete in the world, putting him ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo in terms of earnings.

Meanwhile, on Saturday, Messi issued a statement confirming that he will be leaving Paris Saint-German. Messi expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to play for PSG in an interview with ESPN and stated, “I am happy to have been able to represent PSG.” I had a great time being a part of this team and competing among such talented guys. I would want to express my gratitude to the club for providing me with such a memorable time in Paris,” he went on to say.

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