Lionel Messi is officially the GOAT. PSG have confirmed it: he can stop the account.
At least, that’s what we assume the French giants want us to create, with their new manga sponsor GOAT, a “global platform for the past, present and future.”
It’s a fitting sponsor for a man considered “the greatest of all time” in the sport. Paris Saint-Germain has announced that the brand will adorn the sleeve of the little genius, and his teammates, of course (although few suggest that Presnel Kimpembe is the best of the lot).
“We are delighted to welcome GOAT to the Paris Saint-Germain family with this partnership that will see them join the exclusive roster of club partners featured on our iconic jerseys,” said Marc Armstrong, director of partnerships for Paris Saint-Germain. . “GOAT is a perfect fit for the club and further supports our position as a leading global sports and lifestyle icon for fans around the world. Together we will develop exciting and creative experiences to connect with fans around the world.”
However, Eddy Lu, co-founder and CEO of GOAT Group, claims that the particular brings together “two leading lifestyle brands.” We’re sure that will do wonders for the club’s reputation for caring more about looking good than winning trophies.
PSG look to win the Ligue 1 title this season against all odds, battling to recapture the Lille trophy with a true underdog story sure to warm the heart. They had to do mostly free transfers last summer, you know.
We joke, of course. PSG remain one of the biggest teams in the world and with Messi surely smarting from a disappointing season and Kylian Mbappe perhaps sticking around after all this summer, the champions-in-waiting look almost certain to come back stronger than ever next year.
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What could Arsenal have to do with PSG? Well, according to reports, the Gunners could interfere with two signings that the Parisiens want to make. Lucas Paquetá is apparently on the Gunners’ radar and Paris Saint-Germain are unwilling to match his valuation, while Mikel Arteta’s interest in RB Leipzig’s Christopher Nkunku could have an impact on Kylian Mbappe’s contract saga.
Messi, for his part, says he is going to “rethink things” after the World Cup. Could the flea retire soon?
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