Messi is joining PSG. He will receive part of his salary in the club's fan tokens

French football club Paris Saint-German F.C (PSG) has revealed that its new Argentine football star

Lionel Messi will receive a portion of his salary in $PSG fan tokens. Sponsored Sponsored

On August 12

, PSG

confirmed

that as part of Messi’s compensation as the club’s new player, he will be rewarded with the club’s fan tokens. According to PSG, such a move will position the French team as “one of the most innovative and avant-garde sports brands in the world”.

“Welcome package” Messi partially paid in $PSG

Argentine footballer Messi has left Barcelona to join French team PSG. The football legend has signed a two-year deal with a weekly salary of £1 million. PSG said that Messi received a lot of $PSG fan tokens while completing the deal with the club.

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PSG chief executive Nasser Al-Khelaifi, during a press conference where Messi was unveiled as the French club’s newest player, assured that the club adheres to financial fair play guidelines . Al-Khelaifi stated:

Regarding the financial aspect, let me be clear – we know the FFP rules and we will always comply with the regulations. Before we do anything, we check it with commercial, financial and legal people. We have the right capabilities. If we sign Leo, it’s because we can, otherwise we wouldn’t do it.

Furthermore, the PSG boss said Messi would bring a great deal to the club, describing him as a “great asset”.

PSG token heads north

After the news of Messi joining PSG,

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the

club’s fan token began to soar

. The cryptocurrency rose 10.57 percent, reaching a daily peak of around $44. Previously, $PSG soared to its all-time high on August 10 with the rumor that Messi might sign a two-year contract with the French club.

While delivering his farewell speech at FC Barcelona on August 8, Messi suggested that a move to PSG was possible for him. However, he clarified that the deal had not been definitively confirmed at the time. Since the public statement, investors have appreciated the PSG token

and pushed it to new heights.

At the time of this writing, the token

has undergone a correction. Its price has fallen from over $60 to $44. The cryptocurrency also lost nearly 49 percent in its 24-hour volume.

PSG is one of many European clubs that have gotten involved in cryptocurrencies. Other clubs such as Inter Milan, among others, <a href=”https://beincrypto.pl/chiliz-wprowadza-nft-w-mancheste

r-city/”>Manchester City, Barcelona, and Juventus have also begun to take an interest in the topic. PSG announced its partnership with Socios.com back in 2018. The company then became the “official cryptocurrency partner of the brand”.

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