Barca star buys French Ligue 1 rights in Spain for the next 3 years after Lionel Messi’s move to PSG

Spanish La Liga Santander giant, FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has reportedly bought the rights to French Ligue 1 in Spain through his company Kosmos Holding.

The Spaniard bought the rights for the next three years after his friend and Barcelona legend, Lionel Messi moved to the French Ligue 1 giant Paris Saint Germain this summer after 21 years with the Catalan giant.



Gerard Pique’s intention is to watch his friend and six times Balloon d’or winner tear up the Ligue 1 for the duration of time he will be playing in the league, as he initially signed a two years contract and an option to extend with a year which makes it three.

Gerard Pique and Lionel Messi shared a great bond at FC Barcelona with the two been La Masia product, as they did pretty well for their boyhood club winning several titles both in the domestic top-flight league and European competitions.



Lionel Messi since his move to Paris Saint Germain is yet to make his debut in their first two league openers where they won four goals to two on the two different occasions against Strasbourg and Brest respectively.

Lionel Messi as such will most likely makes his debut this weekend (Sunday, August 29) when the Mauricio Pochettino’s side will be playing away from home to Reims.


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