- Title: PSG confirms world record Neymar Jr signing
- Date: 3rd August 2017
- Summary: BARCELONA, SPAIN (FILE - APRIL 4, 2017) (REUTERS) NEYMAR, MESSI AND SUAREZ WALKING AND TALKING AT TRAINING SESSION NEYMAR TALKING WITH OTHER PLAYERS AT TRAINING BARCELONA, SPAIN (FILE - JUNE 3, 2013) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF BARCELONA PRESIDENT SANDRO ROSELL AND NEYMAR SHAKING HANDS PHOTOGRAPHERS VARIOUS OF NEYMAR AND ROSELL POSING WITH OTHER BARCELONA OFFICIALS VARIOUS OF NEYMAR POSING WITH BARCELONA'S CREST BEHIND
- Embargoed: 17th August 2017 18:51
- Keywords: Neymar to move to Paris St Germain Neymar says goodbye to team mates Neymar to leave Barcelona
- Location: HARRISON, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES / BARCELONA, SPAIN / SAO PAULO, BRAZIL
- City: HARRISON, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES / BARCELONA, SPAIN / SAO PAULO, BRAZIL
- Country: France
- Topics: Soccer,Sport
- Reuters ID: LVA0026SLT5XB
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Brazil forward Neymar has signed a 5-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain the French club has confirmed.
The striker's world record transfer to Paris St Germain was completed after his club Barcelona said on Thursday (August 3) that the player's representatives had paid the 222 million euros ($263 million) release clause in his contract.
The PSG website has released a statement stating the club is 'very happy to announce the arrival of Neymar Jr. to the team'.
It continues 'On Thursday the Brazilian striker signed a five-year contract in the presence of the Club's representatives. Neymar Jr. is now committed to the French capital's club until June 30 2022.'
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