Prominent footballer Lionel Messi arrived in Paris to sign the deal with Paris Saint-Germain. The team's official Twitter account released the video, in which they announced the Argentinian's transfer. The video gathered some 5,000,000 views in the course of mere minutes.
Local fans gathered to welcome the seasoned forward who just left Barcelona.
The Parisian media also published photos of Messi greeting the fans.
The French team is to pay the Argentinian 35 million Euros a year.
Messi spent his entire career in Barcelona. Defending the Spanish team's colors, he brought it 10 championships, seven cups, four victories in the UEFA Champions League and won six Ballon d'Or's. The Catalunyan team and the player discussed the extension of the contract after the end of the last season but could not reach consensus, and Leo had to leave the club.