November 29, 2021: Lionel Messi won the Ballon D’Or (French for “Gold Ball”) as the world’s top soccer player for the seventh time in his career. During the 2020–21 season, Messi scored 38 goals in 47 games for his old team, FC Barcelona. He also led his home country, Argentina, to the Copa America. He joined Paris Saint-Germain for the 2021–22 season.
September 28, 2021: Lionel Messi scored his first goal for PSG in a 2–0 victory over Manchester City in a Champions League match.
August 10, 2021: Lionel Messi left Barcelona after 17 seasons and joined PSG. One month earlier, Messi led his home country, Argentina, to the Copa America championship. It was the first major international title of his career. The club also signed Sergio Ramos, a longtime star for Real Madrid.
May 19, 2021: PSG defeated AS Monaco 2–0 in the Coupe de France final to win the tournament for the 14th time. Kylian Mbappe and Mauro Icardi scored goals in the victory.
January 13, 2021: PSG defeated arch-rival Marseille 2–1 to win the French “super cup” (Trophée de Champions). It marked he 99th meeting between the two teams. Neymar scored the deciding goal on a penalty kick.
August 23, 2020: PSG made it to the Champions League final, but lost a close game to Bayern Munich, 1–0. Their great scorers, Neymar and Kilian Mbappe, had several chances but could not find the net. Argentinian stars Angel Di Maria and Mauro Icardi gave the club four superstar forwards in 2019–20.
August 3, 2020: PSG defeated Rennes 2–1 to win the Trophee des Champions. The victory gave the club a “treble” in 2020 as they won three tournaments, including the Coupe de France and Coupe de la League. PSG also won the regular season title earlier in the year, as its record was 22–3–2 when the season ended due to the pandemic.
August 3, 2019: Paris Saint-Germain won the French Super Cup (Trophée des Champions) with a 2–1 victory over Rennes. The match was played in Shenzen, China.
May 24, 2019: The club lost its final match to Reims but finished atop the Ligue 1 standings with 29 victories. Kylian Mbappe won Player of the Year honors and led the league with 33 goals.
February 12, 2019: PSG defeated Manchester United 2–0 in an away match in UEFA Champions League play. 20-year-old forward Kylian Mbappe and 23-year-old defender Presnel Kimpembe scored.
February 3, 2019: The club fell to Lyon 2–1, losing for just the first time in the 2018–19 season. The team had been unbeaten in 22 league games to start the year.
November 24, 2018: Edinson Cavani scored the only goal in a 1–0 win over Toulouse FC. It was his 10th goal of the season and PSG’s 14th victory in a row.
March 31, 2018: The club blanked Monaco in the League Cup final to win the title for the eighth time. Angel Di Maria scored once and Edinson Cavani scored twice for PSG.
August 13, 2017: Neymar Jr. scored a goal in his first game for PSG in a 3–0 victory over EA Guingamp.
August 3, 2017: PSG completed a deal to bring Neymar Jr. to the club for the 2017–18 season. It was the most expensive transfer in the history of soccer. PSG paid F.C. Barcelona 222 million pounds for the Brazilian star.
May 27, 2017: Paris Saint-Germain defeated Angers 1–0 to win the Coupe de France (French Cup) tournament. Isso Cissokho scored the winning goal. It was the club’s 11th Cup victory.