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Paris Saint-Germain Football


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MIDFIELDERS NATIONALITY FOOT AGE
Christopher Nkunku France Right 22
Adrien Rabiot France Right 24
Julian Draxler Germany Right 26
Marco Verratti Italy Right 27
Angel di Maria Argentina Left 31
Stanley Nsoki France Right 20
Leandro Paredes Argentina Right 25
Isaac Hemans France - 23
DEFENDERS NATIONALITY FOOT AGE
Presnel Kimpembe France Left 24
Colin Dagba France Right 21
Daniel Alves Brazil Right 36
Juan Bernat Spain Left 26
Arthur Zagre France - 18
Layvin Kurzawa France Left 27
Marcos Aoas Correa Brazil Right 25
Thomas Meunier Belgium Right 28
Thiago Silva Brazil Right 35
Thilo Kehrer Germany Right 23
GOALKEEPERS NATIONALITY FOOT AGE
Sébastien Cibois France Right 21
Alphonse Areola France Right 26
Gianluigi Buffon Italy Right 41
ATTACKERS NATIONALITY FOOT AGE
Kylian Mbappe France Right 21
Neymar Brazil Both 27
Loïc Mbe Soh France - 18
Moussa Diaby France Left 20
Edinson Cavani Uruguay Right 32
Jean-Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting Cameroon Both 30
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History


Paris Saint-German Football Club is a French professional football club based in Paris, the capital city of France. The club is popularly known as Paris Saint-German or simply PSG. The club plays in the top-tier of French league football, the Ligue 1. PSG is the only club which has never been relegated from Ligue 1.

PSG was founded on 12 August 1970. PSG was a result of a merger of Paris Football Club and Stade Saint-German, hence the name. After a split in 1972, PSG demoted to division 3. It came back to Ligue 1 in 1974 and has never looked back ever since winning a total of 37 major trophies in their 48 year old journey.


PSG Logo


Paris Saint-Germain v Celtic FC - UEFA Champions League


The PSG logo is set in a blue background. In the centre stands a representation of the Eiffel Tower in red above a fleur de lys symbol. The logo has the words “Paris Saint-German” on it. “Paris” is above the Eiffel Tower and is bigger in size to emphasize on creating PSG as a brand for the French capital.


PSG Owner - Nasser Al-Khelaifi


Manchester United v Paris Saint-Germain - UEFA Champions League Round of 16: First Leg


PSG is owned by Qatar Sports Investment(QSI) which is a subsidiary of the state-owned Qatar Investment Authority and the Chairman of QSI is Nasser Ghanim Al-Khelaifi (picture). When Al-Khelaifi bought PSG back in 2011, he pledged to make PSG the biggest name and brand in France. Al-Khelaifi also convinced the fans that they would make a team capable of winning the UEFA Champions League.


PSG Management - Thomas Tuchel


Paris Saint-Germain v Manchester United - UEFA Champions League Round of 16: Second Leg


Thomas Tuchel has been PSG’s head coach since May 2018. Tuchel replaced Spanish football manager Unai Emery. Under Tuchel’s management, PSG acquired services of stars such as Kylian Mbappe and Gianluigi Buffon. Thomas Tuchel has previously managed Borussia Dortmund and Mainz 05.


PSG Stadium - Parc Des Princes


Paris Saint-Germain v Celtic FC - UEFA Champions League


Parc des Princes is PSG’s home ground since 1973. Located in the south-west of the French capital, the ground has a seating capacity of 47,929 spectators. Being in the capital city Paris itself, the stadium experiences a heavy influx of supporters in almost all games of the season.


PSG Trophies


In its 48 year old legacy, PSG has won 8 Ligue 1 titles and 12 Coupe de France trophies. Presently PSG are two times defending champions of the Ligue 1 title. They have also won the Coupe de France title 4 seasons in a row, from 2014/15 to 2017/18.


Ligue 1 Titles


Paris Saint-Germain FC v Stade Brestois 29 - Ligue 1



DecadesTitles
1980’s1985-86
1990’s1993-93
2010’s2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2017-18, 2018-19


Coupe De France 


French Cup Football Final



DecadesTitles
1980’s1981-82, 1982-83
1990’s1992-93, 1994-95, 1997-98
2000’s2003-04, 2005-06, 2009-10
2010’s2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18


PSG Rivals


Paris Saint-Germain FC v Marseille Olympic OM - French Cup


PSG shares an intense rivalry with Olympique de Marseille, French football club. Matches between these two teams are known as Le Classique. This fierce rivalry often takes an ugly turn during matches with fans from both sides turning violent. However, these matches are highly anticipated by football fans around the world.


PSG Training Ground


Paris Saint Germain v Club Atletico de Madrid Pre-Match day Activity


The Camp des Loges Sports Complex serves as the training ground for the PSG team. This ground is known as the Ooredoo Training Centre after the team's sponsors Ooredoo. This has been the team’s training centre since it’s formation in 1970. A new training centre is on its way and may open up at the start of the 2019/20 season.


PSG Fans


Chelsea Women v Paris Saint-Germain Women - UEFA Women's Champions League: Quarter Final First Leg


PSG has a huge fan-base in France as well as around the world. PSG fans, however, have been associated with football hooliganism and are called as ultras. The Boulogne Boys have been supporters of PSG since the ’90s when violence escalated in French football.


PSG’s Top Goalscorer


Edinson Cavani



Paris Saint-Germain v Chelsea - UEFA Champions League Round of 16


Edison Cavani is PSG’s all-time top goal-scorer with 193 goals in 279 appearances to his name for the Les Parisians. The Uruguayan international is also Ligue 1’s top-scorer for PSG having netted 134 goals in the 6 seasons he has played for PSG.


PSG Net Worth


PSG has a total market value of 830 million pounds with Kylian Mbappe being the most expensive player in the squad with the market value of 180 million pounds and Neymar being the second most expensive player with the market value of 162 million pounds.



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