[14][15] In 2020, PSG achieved a breakthrough, advancing to the Champions League final for the first time ever, where they lost to Bayern Munich 0–1.
[45] “Paris” is now written in big white bold letters above a large Eiffel Tower, clearly putting forward the brand “Paris” instead of “Paris Saint-Germain.” Underneath it, “Saint-Germain” is written in smaller letters below the fleur de lys. [45], Representing both Paris and Saint-Germain-en-Laye, the club's second crest became the basis of the one the fans know today.

[1][69] The club was run by board members Guy Crescent, Pierre-Étienne Guyot and Henri Patrelle. The name of the club was written below in red. [60][63] The club, however, will remain closely linked to their historic birthplace in Saint-Germain-en-Laye as the Camp des Loges will become the training ground of the female football team and academy.

[95] He is both the chairman of the QIA and the founder of QSI. Squad Paris Saint-Germain This page displays a detailed overview of the club's current squad. [60][61][62] It will replace the Camp des Loges upon its completion in 2022.

Paris Saint-Germain Football Club was founded in 1970. [7][8] But a takeover by television giants Canal+ revitalised the club and PSG entered their golden era. [14] Al Thani, however, has the final word on every major decision of the club. [114], PSG have won all four national titles in a single season on four occasions.

[58] In 2013, the venue was renamed Ooredoo Training Centre as part of a sponsorship deal with Ooredoo. The shirt was white with blue and red vertical stripes on the left. [23][24][25] The song's chorus became a popular chant among PSG supporters during games.

At a cost of €5m, it was inaugurated in November 2008. PSG's home kit colours are red, blue and white. 24  72.7 %, National team players:

[16], Since their foundation, Paris Saint-Germain have represented both the city of Paris and the nearby royal town of Saint-Germain-en-Laye. In 2020, the club reached the UEFA Champions League final for the first time, losing to Bayern Munich. [6] It was unveiled during the 2010 Tournoi de Paris in commemoration of the club's 40th anniversary, and can be seen entertaining kids in the stands of the Parc des Princes or near the pitch with the players during the warm-up.

[101][102] Throughout their history, though, PSG has rarely been profitable. [9], This changed in 2011 with the arrival of new majority shareholders Qatar Sports Investments (QSI). [79], Paris Saint-Germain shares an intense rivalry with Olympique de Marseille; matches between the two teams are referred to as Le Classique.

and "Ici, c'est Paris!" [72], PSG owners Canal+ responded in 1991 by encouraging and financing non-violent fans of the KoB stand to take place in the Auteuil stand at the other end of the Parc des Princes.

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PSG are the club with most consecutive seasons playing in the top-flight and one of only two French clubs to have won a major European title. ("This is Paris!").

[37] Now known as the "Borelli shirt," it is synonym with PSG legends from the 1980s like Safet Sušić, Luis Fernández and Dominique Bathenay. Players Fixtures and Results League table Honours Lisbon 2020 Players Staff ... Paris Saint-Germain First team; Women's football; Handball; PSG TV; Club; Children First / Foundation; Sponsors; Services My account; Tickets; Shop; MyParis; Stadium Tour; Languagues This page displays a detailed overview of the club's current squad. In international club football, they have claimed one UEFA Cup Winners' Cup and one UEFA Intertoto Cup.


PSG have a long-standing rivalry with Olympique de Marseille.

[63] Owned and financed by the club, the venue will bring together PSG's male football, handball and judo teams, as well as the football and handball youth academies.

[18], Likewise, PSG's most iconic shirts have been predominantly red, blue or white, with the remaining two colours included as well. managers, List of Paris Saint-Germain F.C. New groups Block Parisii, Paname Rebirth and Résistance Parisienne are trying to convince the club of relaunching the Kop of Boulogne. [66][67][81] Both clubs are at or near the top of the attendance lists every season as well.

[6][20][24], "Ô Ville Lumière" ("Oh City of Light"), to the tune of "Flower of Scotland," is another veritable club anthem for PSG supporters. [4][53], During their early years, PSG played at several grounds including the main stadium of the Stade Municipal Georges Lefèvre sports complex, the Stade Jean-Bouin, the Stade de Paris and even the Parc des Princes a few times despite the reluctance of PFC.

[29][69][70] These fans were placed in the Kop K, located in the K section of the Borelli stand at the Parc des Princes. [105][106][107], Their victory in the 1995–96 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup makes PSG the sole French side to have won this trophy as well as one of only two French clubs to have won a major European competition and the youngest European team to do so. [45], The Parc des Princes, the club's home stadium, was added below the crest in 1982 and lasted until 1990.

[103] Prior to the Qatar buyout, the club's cumulative losses between 1998 and 2010 amounted to €300 million. They are also the most popular football club in France and one of the most widely supported teams in the world.

[75][76], The club exiled the supporters' groups from the Parc des Princes and banned them from all PSG matches in what was known as Plan Leproux. Spurs reject second Alli loan bid from PSG. It also contains a table with average age, cumulative market value and average market value for each player position and overall. [80][81] Equivalent to Spain's El Clásico, the fixture is the biggest rivalry in France and one of the greatest in the world. French fashion designer Daniel Hechter became PSG president in 1973 and designed the club's traditional home look that same year: a blue shirt with a red vertical stripe flanked by two thinner white stripes (blue-white-red-white-blue).

[7][108][109] The Parisians are also the club with the most consecutive seasons in the top-flight (46 seasons in Ligue 1 since 1974–75). [9] As a result, red, blue and white are the club's traditional colours. [57] Construction of a new Camp des Loges, on the same site as the old one, began in January 2008. [2][1], The club's trophy cabinet welcomed its first major silverware in the shape of the Coupe de France in 1982, during a decade marked by players such as Safet Sušić, Luis Fernández and Dominique Rocheteau.

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For the women's football team, see, fifth-highest revenue in the footballing world, the world's eleventh most valuable football club, Paris Saint-Germain F.C. This article is about the men's football team. [68], Lacking a big passionate fanbase, the club began offering cheaper season tickets to young supporters in 1976. [26] A new version, also called "Allez Paris-Saint-Germain!," was recorded in 2010 as part of the club's 40th anniversary celebrations.

[82][83] Important security measures are taken ahead of these matches to prevent confrontations between the fans, but violent episodes still often occur when they meet.

ownership and finances § Uniform partnerships, most successful clubs in French football history, Paris Saint-Germain F.C. French TV channel Canal+ bought PSG in 1991 with the aim of breaking Marseille's hegemony, but agreed with Tapie to fuel the animosity between them as a way to spice up the league. The latter is a historic symbol of Paris and is present in the city's coat of arms. The 1990s was among the most successful periods in PSG's history; they claimed their second league crown, three French Cups, two League Cups, two French Super Cups and, most notably, the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1996. The new model had the acronym "PSG" in white against a blue-white-red-white-blue background (like the color pattern of the Hechter shirt) with "Paris Saint-Germain" underneath in white against a black background. [32][47] In contrast, the cradle and the club's founding year "1970" were left out.

After suffering a decline in fortunes during the 2000s, the club have enjoyed a revival since 2011 with increased financial backing; they have clinched seven league titles and eighteen national cups, achieving unparalleled dominance in domestic competitions. [1] Five more trophies arrived in the form of three Coupe de France, one Coupe de la Ligue and one UEFA Intertoto Cup, but the club became better known for lurching from one high-profile crisis to another. The Virage Auteuil was born, alongside Supras Auteuil, its most notorious ultras.

Played indoors (synthetic field and seven-a-side), the competition featured hosts PSG and five more teams.

("Paris is magical!") [54][55] Ever since PSG moved to the Parc, the Stade Georges Lefèvre's artificial turf and grass football pitches have hosted training sessions and home matches for the club's youth academy sides. Having to merge and give birth to the club using Stade Saint-Germain's stadium, the PFC crest kept its original design but the name below it changed from "Paris FC" to "Paris Saint-Germain Football Club." [76][78] The ultra movement has also started to come back to life in the Boulogne stand. ", "Le PSG en Coupe de France : 4 à la suite, record national !

[2][8], At the start of the 21st century, PSG struggled to rescale the heights despite the magic of Ronaldinho and the goals of Pauleta.