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Messi's meets his PSG teammates: the meme

This video, a reworking of a classic meme, has gone viral on social media, with many feeling that they've nailed the greetings of Neymar and Ramos.

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On Tuesday the news became official and Wednesday will see the player's presentation in Paris. Both Lionel Messi and Nasser Al Khelaifi have already made their opening comments.

Messi on joining PSG

"I am excited to begin a new chapter of my career at Paris Saint-Germain," Messi told the club's website. "Everything about the club matches my football ambitions. I know how talented the squad and the coaching staff are here. I am determined to help build something special for the club and the fans, and I am looking forward to stepping out onto the pitch at the Parc des Princes."

Al Khelaifi on signing Messi

Meanwhile, PSG chairman Nasser Al Khelaifi said: "I am delighted that Lionel Messi has chosen to join Paris Saint-Germain and we are proud to welcome him and his family to Paris. He has made no secret of his desire to continue competing at the very highest level and winning trophies, and naturally our ambition as a club is to do the same. The addition of Leo to our world class squad continues a very strategic and successful transfer window for the club."

But as the serious points are made about the new step being taken by both player and club, the memers were also keen to get involved, as you can see from the video above.