- Title: PSG confirms world record Neymar Jr signing
- Date: 3rd August 2017
- Summary: HARRISON, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES (JULY 21, 2017) (REUTERS) 1, NEYMAR TRAINING WITH BARCELONA / NEYMAR TRAINING ALONGSIDE LUIS SUAREZ (RIGHT OF NEYMAR) AND LIONEL MESSI (RIGHT OF SUAREZ) NEYMAR, MESSI AND SUAREZ LISTENING TO ASSISTANT COACH'S INSTRUCTIONS FANS WATCHING TRAINING NEYMAR KICKING BALL NEYMAR RUNNING
- 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: LVA0016SLT5XB
- 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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