Paris Saint-Germain History, Ownership, Squad Members, Support Staff And Honours.

psg squadParis Saint-Germain known as PSG, Paris SG or Paris is a French team based in Paris. It was founded on 12th august 1970. The club plays for first division football in France Ligue 1, Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue and UEFA Champions League.

History

Paris Saint-Germain Football Club was founded on 12 August 1970 the two clubs, Paris football club and Stade Saint-Germain got combined and made it PSG. They made a good impact by winning promotion to Ligue 1 in their very first season after winning the Ligue 2 title.

Unfortunately, the club split in 1972. Paris FC remained in Ligue 1, but PSG kept its name and was demoted to Division 3. PSG took their revenge in 1974 when they made their comeback to Ligue 1 and Paris FC was demoted into the division below. The club also moved into Parc des Priences that same year.

Pierre Phelipon was the club’s first manager he also played for PSG in his footballing career. As soon as he took over the team he won his first trophy for the team, Ligue 2 title. He managed the team till 1976 replacing the club’s first foreign manager former Serbian player Velibor Vasovic.

Club Ownership

Qatar Sports Investments is the current owner of the French team since 2011, they are one of only two stated-owned teams followed by Manchester City. PSG are one of the richest clubs in the world.

QSI is a subsidiary of the Qatar Sports Authority, became the majority shareholder of the club in 2011 and sole shareholders in 2012. Nasser al Khelafi the chairmen of QSI is the president of the team since QSI became the sole shareholder of the team. Sheikh Tamim bin Ahmad al Thani the Emir of Qatar is the real boss of PSG he is the founder of QSI and the Chairman of QIA

PSG is the eleventh most valuable team in the world worth 825m Euros according to Forbes whereas it has the fifth highest revenue in Europe’s top five leagues of 636m Euros according to Deloitte. However, the team is not so profitable to date, from 1998 to 2010 the club recorded 300m Euros of loss.

Coaching Staff

Name Position Age
Thomas Tuchel Manager 46
Zoumana Camara Assistant Manager 40
Zsolt Low Assistant Manager 40
Gianluca Spinelli Goal Keeping Manager 53
Nicolas Mayer Fitness Manager 35
Stephane Roche Youth Coach 49
Martin Buchhiet Performance Manager 53

 

Medical Staff

Name Position Age
Christophe Baudot Doctor 52
Laurent Aumont Doctor 38
Bruno Mazziotti Physiotherapist 42
Frederic Mankowski Physiotherapist 60
Cryil Praud Physiotherapist 34
Gael Pasquer Physiotherapist 44
Joffery Martin Physiotherapist 49
Rafael Martini Physiotherapist 50

 

Management

Name Position Age
Leonardo Sporting Director 50
Nasser al-Khelafi Chief Executive 46

 

Squad

Name Position Jersey No.
Keylor Navas Goal Keeper 1
Sergio Rico Goal Keeper 16
Marcin Bulka Goal Keeper 30
Garissone Innocent Goal Keeper 40
Thiago Silva Defender 2
Presnel Kimbeppe Defender 3
Thilo Kehrer Defender 4
Marquinhos Defender 5
Thomas Meunier Defender 12
Juan Bernat Defender 14
Layvin Kurzawa Defender 20
Abdou Diallo Defender 22
Mitchel Bakker Defender 25
Colin Dogba Defender 31
Tanguy Koussi Defender 35
Marco Veratti Mid Fielder 6
Leandro Paredes Mid Fielder 8
Angel Di Maria Mid Fielder 11
Pablo Sarabia Mid Fielder 19
Ander Herrera Mid Fielder 21
Juliana Draxler Mid Fielder 23
Adil Auochiche Mid Fielder 38
Kylian Mbappe Forward 7
Neymar Jr Forward 10
Edison Cavani Forward 9
Mauro Ecardi Forward 18
Eric-Maxim Choupo-Mouting Forward 17

 

CLUB HONOURS

LEAGUE 1

Winners (8): 1986, 1994, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

CUPS

French Cup

Winners (12): 1982, 1983, 1993, 1995, 1998, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

French League Cup

Winners (8): 1995, 1998, 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Champions Trophy

Winners (9): 1995, 1998, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

EUROPEAN

UEFA Cup Winners Cup

Winners (1): 1996

TREBLES

League 1, FA, Coupe de France: 2

2014-2015, 2015-2016