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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry praised Lionel Messi after officially signing with Paris Saint-Germain.
In the midst of the NBA offseason, the story that has controlled the sports world was the stunning announcement that soccer star Lionel Messi was leaving FC Barcelona. Messi did not lose any time finding a new team, as he signed on with Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday.
Soon after the announcement was made by Messis new group, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry praised the soccer star and mentioned that he had taste. Naturally, Curry is explaining Messi changing from the No. 10 with Barcelona to No. 30 with PSG.
Stephen Curry congratulates Lionel Messi on signing with Paris Saint-Germain.
Yeah, Curry seems to be very happy that he and Messi both share the exact same jersey number. Who wouldnt be?
Over a month earlier, Messi had agreed to terms with Barcelona on a brand-new agreement. Things fell through and it was announced by the soccer club that Messi will not return. That led to a farewell interview this previous weekend where Messi was overcome with emotion and in tears.
On Tuesday, Paris Saint-Germain officially announced the finalizing of Messi. The star signed a two-year contract with the club, that includes an alternative for a third year.
When it comes to why Messi made the switch to No. 30, that is because his old number is currently used by PSG colleague Neymar.
While Messi did make many memories using the No. 10 for Barcelona, he will want to make some more history with his brand name new team and new number.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – MAY 19: Stephen Curry # 30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after striking a three-point shot throughout the final seconds of the first half of an NBA Tournament Play-In game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on May 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Over a month ago, Messi had actually agreed to terms with Barcelona on a brand-new agreement. Things fell through and it was revealed by the soccer club that Messi will not return.