Barcelona Superstar Buys Ligue 1 Broadcast Rights in Spain Following Messi’s Move to PSG

Barcelona Superstar Buys Ligue 1 Broadcast Rights in Spain Following Messi’s Move to PSG

Kosmos which is a company owned by Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has bought the broadcast rights for Ligue 1 games to be shown in Spain for the next three years.

This latest development is a good one for Gerard Pique who has for years been investing his money in businesses and other stuffs.

Following the departure of his friend and former teammate Lionel Messi to Paris Saint-Germain, Kosmos company are now in charge of how Ligue 1 games will be shown in Spain.

Gerard Pique and Messi
Gerard Pique and Lionel Messi in action. Photo by Tim Clayton
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Messi's potential debut will be shown free-to-air on the streaming service Twitch this Sunday when PSG travel to Reims according to the report on Marca and ESPN.

The match will be broadcast on the channel of Ibai Llanos, a Spanish streamer and esports commentator.

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Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique spent years together at Barcelona before the Argentine decided to move on with his football career following the Catalans' inability to register him.

Earlier, YEN.com.gh had reported how few days after joining Paris Saint-Germain on a massive free transfer move, it has been revealed that Lionel Messi actually told his former Barcelona teammates that he never wanted to leave.

Spending 21 years of his football career at the Nou Camp, Barcelona chiefs were unable to register the Argentine footballer due to their troubled financial situation.

The Catalans however had no choice than to allow their best-ever player in history to leave for free as he joined Paris Saint-Germain and will be the highest-paid at the club.

In his efforts not to break the hearts of Barcelona fans, Lionel Messi even agreed to reduce his wages at the Camp Nou, but the club's chiefs were still unable to tie him down.

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Also, YEN.com.gh reported how Lionel Messi has made a return to Paris to join his new teammates for their preparations for the next game after traveling to Barcelona to have dinner with close pal Luis Suarez.

On Friday, August 20, Paris Saint-Germain were without Lionel Messi as they went ahead to beat Brest 4-2 in their first encounter in the new season as Pochettino kicked off in winning style.

Messi then took the advantage of his off to travel back to Spain together with Neymar as they both visited former teammate Luis Suarez in his house.

During his time at Barcelona, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were close pals and even their wives and they most times spend the holidays together in Ibiza.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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