Inside Lionel Messi's £17k-a-night, five-star Paris hotel with pool, private cinema and SIX trendy restaurants
LIONEL MESSI is enjoying the best the French capital has to offer after completing his move to Paris Saint-Germain.
The 34-year-old is currently staying in a five-star Parisian hotel with a pool, private cinema and SIX trendy restaurants on site.
According to Mundo Deportivo, Messi, his wife Antonela and the couple's three children are staying at the Le Royal Monceau hotel in Paris.
The hotel's official Instagram account, with more than 118,000 followers, has shared a video of Messi arriving at the hotel.
A picture of Messi in a Barcelona shirt, alongside former Real Madrid rival Sergio Ramos and PSG's other summer signings, was also posted.
The image was captioned: "What an honour to welcome such a talented player to PSG!"
The hotel is thought to be where Neymar stayed before he found his permanent residence in the French capital in 2017.
Rooms in the luxury hotel start from around £700 per night, with Messi's accommodation rumoured to cost a whopping £17,000 PER NIGHT.
This is new for us but I'm ready. In the sporting aspect and for my family its an amazing city. It's beautiful and I'm sure we are going to enjoy this place. We are calm and happy.
Le Royal Monceau is located on Avenue Hoche in the heart of Paris, just round the corner from the famous Arc de Triomphe monument.
The hotel is also near France's art district and stages welcomes exhibitions and other cultural events.
And it's famed for it's fine dining, with the Matsuhisa Paris restaurant serving delicious wagyu beef steak, priced at €80 (around £67).
Le Royal Monceau, opened in 1928, has stunning views of the French capital and the rooms were renovated by the designer Philippe Starck 11 years ago.
Many famous faces are believed to have stayed at the hotel over the years, including Winston Churchill, Walt Disney and Robert De Niro.
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Messi secured his temporary accommodation at Le Royal Monceau after signing a two-year contract at PSG.
The Argentine forward's transfer ensures PSG have the highest wage bill in global sport, spending £252MILLION each year on salaries.
And Messi knows exactly what it's like to live in luxury, purchasing a fabulous £5m Miami apartment in April.
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