During the summer, PSG signed a strong group of players signalling their intent to go all out for glory. They signed world-class players like Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos, Wijnaldum, Donnarumma, Hakimi and Nuno Mendes.
The club can boast of having squad leaders, superstars, strong characters and players who have winning spirits.
This PSG squad is arguably the best in terms of potential. They have winners from the EUROS, Copa America, and the World Cup.
A lot of these players have also won individual awards to show they have one time been considered as great players on their own accord.
Here are 9 of them.
1. Mauro Icardi
The peak of Icardi’s football career was his impressive performances while at Internazionale Milano. He scored over 120 goals for the Nerazzurri.
Icardi won the Gazzetta Sport Award performance of the year in 2018. He also won the Serie A Player of the year award in 2018.
The Italian shot-stopper is regarded by many as one of the best goalkeepers in the world, and he's only 22.
He has won the Serie A best goalkeeper award and the UEFA European Championship Player of the tournament award all in the 2020/21 season.
Veratti won the Serie B footballer of the year award in 2012 and the Ligue 1 young player of the year in 2014. He was also the Ligue 1 foreign player of the year in 2014.
The Moroccan has won the CAF young player of the year award twice in 2018 and 2019. He has also won the Lion d’Or African footballer of the year award, and the Globe soccer Arab young player of the year award.
5. Sergio Ramos
The former Real Madrid captain won the award for La Liga breakthrough player of the year in 2005. He won the FIFA club world cup golden ball and top scorer award in 2014 and was named UEFA defender of the year in 2017 and 2018.
6. Keylor Navas
The Costa Rican footballer has enjoyed a glittering career at world-class football clubs. He has won the CONCACAF best player of the year twice, the CONCACAF best goalkeeper award and the LFP best goalkeeper.
Navas has also won the UEFA Champions League goalkeeper of the season and the Ligue 1 goalkeeper of the year awards in 2017 and 2021 respectively.
7. Kylian Mbappe
Mbappe won the 2018 FIFA World Cup young player of the year award and the Ligue 1 player of the year award twice.
He has also won the Golden Boy award and the French player of the year award twice.
While Neymar was at Santos, he won the Brazilian Serie A player of the year award, the Copa Libertadores MVP and the World Soccer young player of the year, all in 2011.
He has two South American footballer of the year awards and one Ligue 1 player of the year award.
9. Lionel Messi
Of course, Messi has the most individual awards in this PSG squad. He has 6 Ballon d’Ors, two FIFA player of the year awards and 6 La Liga best player of the year awards.
He has also won the Argentine footballer of the year award 12 times and the Laureus World Sportsman of the year in 2020.
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