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LFP president Vincent Labrune on Lionel Messi’s arrival at PSG: It’s a historic day for French football
Reacting to the news that Paris Saint-Germain had secured the signing of Lionel Messi, Vincent Labrune – the president of the governing body of the French professional leagues, the LFP – underlined the historic nature of the signing.
“The arrival of Lionel Messi at Paris Saint-Germain is a global event. It’s a historic day for French football and for Ligue 1 Uber Eats. Lionel Messi is a football legend, who, with Pelé and Diego Maradona, made the history of our sport. It is a fantastic opportunity for French football fans and all football lovers to be able to watch the best player in the world in our stadiums or on television.
“This is also excellent news for the exposure of Ligue 1 on an international scale. The arrival of Lionel Messi will increase the attractiveness and visibility of our championship on all continents.
“This unique event is the result of the PSG management strategy, which has enabled the club to become one of the biggest franchises in world sport in the space of 10 years. On behalf of French professional football, I would like to thank Nasser Al-Khelaifi for making this dream come true. Messi is magic.