Less than 24 hours after PSG beat Chelsea in the Champions League, Ezequiel Lavezzi has left the French capital for Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune.
Despite his contract ending this summer, the Argentine winger’s move has set his new employers back £23.5m, along with a weekly salary of £400k – making the 30-year old the fifth highest paid footballer on Earth!
With this in mind, we’ve rounded up the best Twitter reactions to Lavezzi’s move to football’s latest powerhouse.
Ezequiel Lavezzi reacts to his £23.5m move to China, in which he’ll be earning £400k-a-week. pic.twitter.com/84oVTM9Wu1
— Marathonbet (@marathonbet) February 17, 2016
Extremely fitting that Lavezzi’s signed a two year, £23.5 million deal with a team that has the word ‘Fortune’ in it’s name.
— Mujtaba Ali (@Mujjy99) February 17, 2016
Chiniese side Hebei Fortune seal the wing duo of any top club’s dreams…Ezequiel Lavezzi and Gervinho.
— Sam Tighe (@stighefootball) February 11, 2016
Hebei claiming Lavezzi is the “next Maradona” on social media. That’s just false advertising.
— Robbie Dunne (@bobdonadini) February 17, 2016
Farewell, then, Ezequiel Lavezzi, occasional impact striker and X-rated content provider.
— Rory Smith (@RorySmithTimes) February 17, 2016
Ronaldo: 224 games 246 goals = 288k p/w
Messi: 333 games 299 goals = 275k p/w
Lavezzi: 1 successful dribble this season = 400k p/w
— Shakur Khalil (@_ShakurKhalil) February 17, 2016