The world's most expensive footballer arrives in Paris after a record breaking transfer deal takes him to Paris St Germain. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION. Neymar, the world's most expensive footballer, said on Friday (August 4) money was never the motivating factor in his record 222 million-euro (200 million pounds) transfer from Barcelona to Paris St Germain. The Brazilian forward told a news conference on his arrival in the French capital that he was motivated by desire for a new challenge and said he wanted to make his debut on Saturday (August 5). Club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, who introduced the player as "an idol for the whole world", backed up Neymar's assertion that he could have gone elsewhere for more money. The 25-year-old is committed to PSG until June 2022, the club said in a statement. Media reports have said he could earn around 550,000 euros per week.