MIAMI, FL - JULY 29: Neymar #11 of Barcelona during the International Champions Cup El Clásico match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Hard Rock Stadium on July 29, 2017 in Miami, FL. FC Barcelona won the match with a score of 3 to 2. FC Barcelona was the International Champions Cup winners. (Photo by Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images)

World-record signing Neymar greeted delirious fans at a grand welcome event at Paris St Germain’s stadium on Saturday, but must sit out the French club’s League 1 opener after his transfer was not registered in time. PSG doubled the world record for a transfer fee this week when they agreed to pay 222 million euros to lure the 25-year-old Brazilian forward from Barcelona on a five-year contract.

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