PSG confirms Messi's wage package will include "$PSG Fan Tokens"

Soccer Football - Lionel Messi Press Conference after signing for Paris St Germain - Parc des Princes, Paris, France - August 11, 2021 Paris St Germain's Lionel Messi during the press conference REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

PARIS, Aug 12 (Reuters) - French soccer club Paris Saint Germain (PSG) said on Thursday the wage package of its new Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi will include the crypto currency "$PSG Fan Tokens".

"This initiative positions Paris St Germain once more as one of the most innovative and avant-garde brands in sport globally", the club said in a statement.

Messi joined PSG this week as a free agent after Barcelona acknowledged they could no longer afford him. read more

Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Writing by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Editing by Richard Lough

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