French striker Kylian Mbappé celebrated the arrival at Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) of Argentine Leo Messi on Thursday, with a message on Instagram in which he welcomed him and described him as a “legend.”
“Welcome to Paris, Leo”, he told him in that social network, where showed several images together, one of them hugging, in the gymnasium of the Camp des Loges, where Messi did his first training with the Parisians today, with whom he has signed for two seasons, plus an optional one.
In his Instagram stories, the French striker posted another of those photographs accompanied by the word “Legend”.
Mbappé reacted to his arrival a day after the former Barcelona player’s official presentation at a press conference, where the Argentine international had said that he was very excited to start this new stage.
“Leo (Messi) told me he was coming to play with Kylian (Mbappé)”Qatari Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, president of PSG, had also said yesterday in an interview with the RMC station.
Mbappé has a contract until next year and for the moment he refuses to extend it.
“Kylian is Parisian, very competitive. He said he wanted a competitive team, now there is no more competitive team. He has no excuse to do otherwise.”, Al-Khelaïfi had also stressed at the press conference.
The message of the native of Bondy is not the first reaction of the squad regarding the arrival of the Argentine. “Who was going to tell us, right?” Spanish defender Sergio Ramos, who in turn signed with the team on July 8, said on Instagram.