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Lionel Messi, the PSG cash machine

INVESTIGATION – Failing to see him shine on the field, the Parisian club is financially reaping the benefits of the transfer of the Argentine football player.

If his performance in the field leaves many supporters perplexed, the Parisian leaders are convinced that the arrival of the seven-time Ballon d’Or constitutes a tremendous opportunity on the economic level. Because despite the overwhelming weight of his pharaonic salary (30 million euros per season until 2023 with an additional optional season), the 34-year-old Argentinian remains a formidable magnet for sponsors and a star who sells a lot.

Director of sponsorship of the club of the capital, Marc Armstrong, debauched from the NBA in 2018, found himself at the heart of the arrival of the Argentinian when it was necessary to shut himself up with the lawyers of the former Barcelona man during a weekend to negotiate the outlines of the contract. “Five or six days before the signing, I received a call from Nasser al-Khelaïfi (the president of Paris SG, Editor’s note) confiding in me that there was the possibility of signing Messi. We immediately put the figures on the table and worked on the possibility of finalizing

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