Paris Saint-Germain F.C.

Paris Saint-Germain Football Club commonly referred to as PSG, is a French professional association football club based in Paris, whose first team play in the highest tier of French football, the Ligue 1. The team was formed in 1970 by the merger of Paris FC and Stade Saint-Germain.

Domestically, PSG have won six Ligue 1 titles, a record ten Coupes de France, a record six Coupes de la Ligue, five Trophées des Champions and the Ligue 2 title once. In international club football, the Parisian side have won one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup and one UEFA Intertoto Cup. Having clinched 30 titles in its history, PSG is the most successful club in French football and one of only two French clubs (with Olympique de Marseille) to win a major European club competition.

The Parc des Princes has been the home stadium of PSG since 1974. The Camp des Loges has served as the club’s training centre since 1970. The Tournoi de Paris has been hosted by the capital club at Le Parc since 1975. PSG shares an intense rivalry with Marseille and contest the most notorious football match in France, known as Le Classique.

PSG is the second-highest supported football club in France after rivals Marseille. Qatar Sports Investments became the club’s sole shareholder in 2012. The takeover made PSG the richest club in France and amongst the richest in the world. The crest and shirt of the club were mainly designed by Daniel Hechter.

The traditional shirt is blue with a red central vertical bar framed by white edgings. “Allez Paris Saint Germain”, to the tune of “Go West” by Pet Shop Boys, is the official anthem of PSG. However, “Ville Lumière” is considered by the fans to be one of PSG’s most emblematic songs. Germain the Lynx is the club’s mascot. “Ici, c’est Paris!” and “Paris est magique!” are the club’s most popular mottos.

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