to wish Neymar well in his new challenge.
There has been a virulent reaction in Barcelona to his decision to leave, which has been compared to Luis Figo’s highly controversial switch to Real Madrid in 2000.
But Neymar insisted he did not disrespect the Catalan club in activating his release clause.
“I am sad that supporters — and I hope it is the minority — can think that. At no point have I lacked respect towards them or the club.
“All players have the right to want to stay or leave. They are not obliged to stay. If you want to go, when you think it’s time to go, I have the right.”
“I am very pleased to be able to come to Paris to a big club and a marvellous city,” the 77-times capped Brazil forward added.
He joins a club that has been transformed since being taken over by Qatar Sports Investments in 2011.
PSG are desperate to win back the French title, lost to Monaco last season, but also win the Champions League for the first time.
Asked why he chose Paris, Neymar said: “For the ambition of the club which is very similar to mine. I want something bigger, a greater challenge.
“I am here to give my best and help the club win titles.”
He is expected to earn €30 million net per year throughout his time at PSG, but he rejected claims that his move was driven purely by money.
“I have never been motivated by money. I always follow my heart.
“I regret that people think that and I thank PSG for believing in my potential,” he said. AFP