Neymar has shocked the soccer world with his massive transfer to Paris Saint-Germain. (Photo: Getty Images)

Brazilian soccer star Neymar's move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain is on the verge of completion after his representation paid the Spanish giants $263 million to implement the release clause in his contract. 

It comes a day after Neymar accepted a five-year contract from PSG worth a staggering $595 million

Spain's La Liga officials initially refused PSG's payment for Neymar, but were later coaxed into accepting it, per the Guardian.

The transfer fee of $263 million smashes the previous records:


One of the most recognizable players in the world, Neymar enjoyed an immensely successful spell at Barcelona. 

In 186 games, he scored 105 goals while winning seven major trophies including a UEFA Champions League crown in 2015 and two league titles:

Neymar will now join a PSG side that already boasts world superstars like Angel Di Maria, Edinson Cavani and Julian Draxler. 

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