Watch Lionel Messi’s big police escort swoop by Paris as large motorcade retains new PSG signing protected from followers
LIONEL MESSI was handled like a king – as an enormous motorcade swept throughout Paris to guard the signing who PSG hope will assist them conquer Europe.
A big police escort took no possibilities in preserving the Barcelona legend protected after he flew into the French capital for PSG to announce his arrival.
Cops on bikes and in automobiles adopted PSG new boy Lionel Messi by Paris
Incoming celebrity Lionel Messi waved to followers on the Paris airport
Police on the bottom had been additionally vigilant after Messi’s arrival
A whole bunch of followers flocked to greet the Argentina celebrity, 34, at Le Bourget airport.
And the free agent is believed to have penned a two-year contract, with the choice for a 3rd season.
Messi paid a tearful goodbye to Barca after he provided to halve his pay however LaLiga insisted the Spanish giants should additional minimize their wage invoice befor they may re-sign him.
PSG then previewed his seize by sharing a teasing video on social media, along with his worldwide shirt and 6 Ballon d’Or awards.
Supporters gathered on the airport, the membership’s Parc des Princes stadium and on the streets as Messi appeared within the French capital.
The four-time Champions League winner waved to the adoring followers from a window at Le Bourget as he wore a Paris prime.
A later video confirmed him being convoyed across the metropolis with a large police presence – extra typical for a world chief.
Legend Lionel Messi acquired safety extra typical of world leaders or royalty
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Messi and his dad Jorge had been earlier seen passing by El Prat airport in Barcelona as they headed to Paris.
Jorge had all however confirmed the switch himself on Tuesday morning when he advised the press: “Leo’s going to signal with PSG right now.”
Messi’s spouse Antonela Roccuzzo then posted a snap of the couple on board a jet, apparently for Paris.
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