Paris Saint-Germain Football Club, commonly referred to as Paris Saint-Germain, PSG, or Paris SG is a professional football club based in Paris, France. This club competes in Ligue 1, which is the top division of French football. Meanwhile, they are the most successful club in France.

They have won over 40 official honours, including nine league titles and one major European trophy. Their home ground is the Parc des Princes, which is located in Paris.


PSG has the most consecutive seasons playing in France’s top flight. They are one of two French clubs to have won a major European title. Meanwhile, they are the most popular football club in France and one of the most widely supported teams in the world.

PSG’s home kit colours are red, blue, and white, and their crest features the Eiffel Tower and a fleur-de-lis. PSG have a longstanding rivalry with Olympique de Marseille. This duo contests French football’s most notorious match, Le Classique.


Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, owns PSG through closed shareholders Qatar Sports Investments (QSI). They purchased the club in 2011. This takeover made PSG the richest club in France and one of the wealthiest in the world.

As of the 2019–20 season, PSG has the seventh-highest revenue in the footballing world. They have annual revenue of €541m according to Deloitte. Meanwhile, they are also the world’s ninth-most valuable football club, worth $2.5bn according to Forbes.


PSG was founded in 1970, following the merger of Paris FC and Stade Saint-Germain. The Parisians won their first major honour, the French Cup, in 1982. They also won their first Division 1 title in 1986.

The 1990s were among the most successful periods in PSG’s history. During this time, they claimed a second league title, three French Cups, two French League Cups, two French Super Cups and the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup in 1996. After suffering a decline in fortunes during the 2000s, the Red and Blues have enjoyed a revival since 2011 with increased financial backing.

They achieved unparalleled dominance in domestic competitions. Meanwhile, they managed to win seven league titles and twenty national cups. PSG have also become a regular feature in the UEFA Champions League, reaching their first final in 2020.

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