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Marquinhos renews his contract with PSG until 2028

Paris Saint-Germain centre-back Marquinhos has extended his contract with the club until 2028.

The 29-year-old will continue his ten-year stay at the club, where he has become an instrumental figure.

Marquinhos took over as captain after compatriot Thiago Silva left for Chelsea. He is a mainstay for the Parisians at the back.

Since joining PSG from AS Roma for €31.4 million, he has won seven Ligue 1 titles, six Coupes de France, six Coupes de la Ligue and seven Trophees des Champions.

They also reached the 2019/20 Champions League final, which they lost to Bayern Munich.

Marquinhos made his 400th appearance for Les Parisiens last month, moving up to third on their all-time appearances list.

The Sao Paulo-born defender will likely surpass teammate Marco Verratti (415 matches) and Jean-Marc Pilorget (435) to go top of the list.

In February, he reached the remarkable milestone of 100 wins as PSG captain.

The Brazil international earned his first international call-ups due to his performances in 2013. He has since been capped over 70 times for the Selecao.

Marquinhos was part of the Brazil squad that won the Olympic Gold medal in 2016. He was also a part of their Copa America win three years later.

He said (via PSG’s official website): “I am delighted to sign a contract extension, but also very proud.

“This is a very special moment for me. Paris Saint-Germain has always shown confidence in me, and I also have a lot of confidence in this club.

“I am convinced that we will continue to achieve great things together in the years to come.”

PSG chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi added: “We are very happy Marquinhos has extended his time with the Paris Saint-Germain family.

“I remember when he joined the Club at the age of 19. From day one, he showed great dedication and a winning spirit – always fighting for the Paris Saint-Germain jersey.

“His football talent, experience and commitment to the club are exceptional. I know we will have many more successes together as Marquinhos’ history continues with PSG.”

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