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PARIS (Reuters) -Lionel Messi mentioned on Wednesday he was delighted to have signed for French membership Paris St Germain and that he was prepared to assist the workforce clinch their first ever Champions League title.
“That is why I’m right here. It is an bold membership,” Messi advised a information convention. “You possibly can see they’re able to battle for the whole lot.
“My dream is to win one other Champions League, and I feel that is the perfect place to be to do this.”
The Argentinean conceded he didn’t know when he would be capable to make his debut given he has not performed since profitable the Copa America together with his nation final month.
“I am getting back from vacation, I have been a month off the pitch,” he mentioned.
“I would like a little bit of a pre-season and get myself going. Hopefully debuting might be quickly however I can not offer you a date. It is as much as the coaches.”
Messi on Sunday wept as he advised Barcelona followers he was leaving his childhood membership, and admitted that whereas he’s unhappy, he’s wanting ahead to the brand new problem.
“I am going to all the time be grateful to Barca and their followers. I went there as a boy, and we had some good and dangerous instances,” he mentioned.
“The Barca followers knew I would be part of membership, combating for the Champions League, as a result of they know me, I prefer to win, I am a winner and I wish to stick with it doing that.
“I do not doubt that PSG’s goals is to win and develop. It could be good on the one hand to face them within the Champions League, particularly with followers, however on the opposite unusual to return to my residence in one other workforce’s shirt – however that is soccer.”
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