PARIS: The swirling world around the arrival of Leo Messi at Paris Saint-Germain has included a report that he will be paid partly in cryptocurrency.

The techno-currency is being developed by, a company that aims to encourage supporters to engage by giving them decision-making weight through such tokens. 

Indications about this latest step in the stratospheric world of player wages has come in a report by Reuters.

The company has been linked to not only PSG but also to Juventus and Barcelona.