Latest Paris Saint-Germain FC News

PSG signs contract extension with supplier Nike until 2032

Jun. 28, 2019 8:52 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French champion Paris Saint-Germain has signed a contract extension with supplier Nike until 2032. No financial details were given but the deal is reportedly worth 80 million euros ($91 million) per year. PSG, valued at 914 million euros ($1.04 billion), says the deal helps "further build the...

Dani Alves leaving PSG after 2 seasons with the club

Jun. 23, 2019 9:28 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Veteran Brazil defender Dani Alves is leaving French champion Paris Saint-Germain after two seasons with the club. The 36-year-old attacking right back scored eight goals in 73 appearances for PSG, winning the league title in both seasons. Although he scored a good goal in the French Cup final...

Platini: "It hurts," soccer star says of police questioning

Jun. 19, 2019 2:32 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — After a day of police questioning centering on his former role as a top decision-maker in soccer, Michel Platini was released from custody without charge in the early hours of Wednesday and said he found the experience painful given "everything I've done" in the sport. Summoned Tuesday morning...

US and Thailand are the last teams to kickoff the World Cup

Jun. 9, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

REIMS, France (AP) — The Women's World Cup is well underway but the United States, the defending champions, are on hold. The U.S. national team doesn't play until late Tuesday night against Thailand in the last group-stage opener for the field playing in France, so the American have been relegated to...

Host France opens World Cup with a 4-0 win over South Korea

Jun. 7, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — France's women took a first step to follow in the World Cup footsteps of the French men. Wendie Renard, at 6-foot-2 the tallest player in the tournament, scored twice on headers off corner kicks, and Les Bleues overwhelmed South Korea 4-0 Friday night in a gala World Cup opener. Eugénie...

France wins start amid World Cup cash, visibility issues

Jun. 7, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — From the Eiffel Tower to the Champs-Élysées and across the Paris Metro, the Women's World Cup has had little visibility in the French capital. The hosts at least made their presence felt on the field on Friday night in front of French President Emmanuel Macron. FIFA's monthlong...

Police probe as Neymar uses social media against rape claim

Jun. 2, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman's allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the alleged attack, and police turned up at a training session on Sunday to investigate. The Paris Saint-Germain...

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, player says he was set up

Jun. 2, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. After the revelation, the player used Instagram to publish a 7-minute video that includes WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged with the accuser in a friendly way days later. Neymar calls the...

Soccer club president latest tie to French corruption probe

May. 25, 2019 8:49 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The president of French soccer champion Paris Saint-Germain is the latest sports official implicated in a sprawling five-year corruption probe that keeps spreading. Prosecutors in France have implicated Nasser al-Khelaifi — who leads Qatar-owned PSG, is chairman of Qatar-owned...

Timing right for France to make impression on big stage

May. 24, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

France has an opportunity to translate dominance at the European club level to success on the World Cup stage. With a highly experienced and skilled team, host France will be among the favorites at the women's tournament kicking off next month, and that suits coach Corinne Diacre just fine. She is happy...