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Neymar unveiled by PSG after record deal

Friday, August 04, 2017 - 00:56

The world's most expensive footballer arrives in Paris after a record breaking transfer deal takes him to Paris St Germain. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION. Neymar, the world's most expensive footballer, said on Friday (August 4) money was never the motivating factor in his record 222 million-euro (200 million pounds) transfer from Barcelona to Paris St Germain. The Brazilian forward told a news conference on his arrival in the French capital that he was motivated by desire for a new challenge and said he wanted to make his debut on Saturday (August 5). Club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, who introduced the player as "an idol for the whole world", backed up Neymar's assertion that he could have gone elsewhere for more money. The 25-year-old is committed to PSG until June 2022, the club said in a statement. Media reports have said he could earn around 550,000 euros per week.

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Neymar unveiled by PSG after record deal

Friday, August 04, 2017 - 00:56