WATCH: Neymar Arrives in Paris as PSG Unveils Record Signing

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Neymar Has a Few Reasons For His Surprising Move to PSG
Friday August 4th, 2017

Paris Saint-Germain officially unveiled Neymar on Friday, one day after completing a record transfer for the Brazilian forward. 

The $263 million fee PSG paid to purchase Neymar more than doubled the previous world record. Neymar, 25, joins PSG after four seasons at Barcelona, where he combined with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez to form one of the most formidable front lines in soccer history. 

In a press conference on Friday, Neymar told reporters he joined PSG to seek a "bigger challenge." 

The arrival of Neymar immediately places PSG among the favorites to win the UEFA Champions League this upcoming season. PSG will also be favored to win Ligue 1 after finishing second last year, falling short after earning four straight titles from 2013–2016. 

Here's a look at some of the sights and sounds in Paris on Friday as the club officially introduced its new star player. 

Neymar's Transfer from Barcelona to PSG Defies Belief on All Levels

PSG will open its 2017–18 Ligue 1 campaign on Saturday against Amiens SC. 

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