Category: Paris Saint Germain

Paris Saint-Germain Football Club, commonly known as Paris Saint-Germain (French pronunciation: ​[paʁi sɛ̃ ʒɛʁmɛ̃]) and familiarly as PSG or Paris SG, is a French sports club founded in 1970, and based in the city of Paris in France. The club is most notable for its professional football team, which plays in the highest tier of French football, the Ligue 1.[1]

The Parc des Princes has been the home ground of Paris Saint-Germain since 1974.[2] PSG is France’s most successful football club in terms of trophies won, with 32.[3] Domestically, the Parisians have won six Ligue 1 titles, a record ten French Cups, a record seven French League Cups, six French Super Cups and one Ligue 2 title. In international club football, they have won one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup and one UEFA Intertoto Cup.[4]

Paris SG is also the only club to have never been relegated from Ligue 1,[5] one of only two French clubs to have won a major European title,[6] and the most popular football club in France.[7] Moreover, the Red-and-Blues have a long-standing rivalry with Olympique de Marseille. The duo contest French football’s most notorious match, known as Le Classique.[8]

Oryx Qatar Sports Investments (QSi) has been the club’s owner since 2011.[9] The takeover made Paris Saint-Germain not only the richest club in France but one of the wealthiest in the world.[10] The club has other departments for youth football,[11] women’s football,[12] handball,[13] and eSports.

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