The French football club PSG was founded in 1970. He does not have a long history, but many stars of world football have played for him, which explains his immense popularity. The club is in a leading role in European football, constantly fighting for titles.
Meaning and history
PSG is a French football club founded in 1970. The name stands for ‘Paris Saint-Germain’, which came to be after the two clubs – Paris FC & Saint-Germain FC – merged into PSG back in the day. They’ve gradually become the top football team in the country, climbing to the top in the 2010s.
On the domestic stage, PSG is a dominant power. With players with Zlatan and Neymar, they’ve accumulated an almost unbroken chain of Ligue 1 victories starting in 2013. The club’s also starting to make a name on the international stage, earning a runner-up position in 2020.
What is PSG?
PSG is the top French football club from Paris. It’s currently the strongest and most successful club in the country, becoming a 10-time French champion in 2022 and earning this title in all but championships since 2013. The club is considered the advanced guard of the French international football.
1970 – 1972
The first logo of the club was a blue and white ball, instead of one of the hexagons in which there is a red ship with many sails on a white background.
1972 – 1982
The logo is based on a dark blue circle. Inside it is the red silhouette of the famous Eiffel Tower. Under the tower there is a cradle – the symbol of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, where the “sun king” Louis XIV was born.
1982 – 1990
The emblem has remained practically unchanged, the colors have been corrected. An important innovation – a football stadium appeared under the logo.
1990 – 1992
The stadium was abandoned, the emblem is largely the same as the 1972 sample, except for small changes in color.
1992 – 1996
In 1992, the logo underwent a radical change. It represents the letters PSG, P and G in blue rectangles, S in red. Under the entire logo there is a black stripe with the full name of the command, PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN, and each word just deciphers the letter above it.
1996 – 2002
There was a return to a more traditional logo. A white border appeared around the blue circle, the name of the team was inscribed in it at the top, and the year of foundation – 1970 at the bottom.
2002 – 2010
The colors of the outer circle have changed, now the border is blue and the letters are white.
2010 – 2011
In honor of the 40th anniversary of the club, the corresponding information has been added, for this an additional outer circle has been made, these elements are made in gold.
2011 – 2014
Returning to 2002, but with lighter colors.
2014 – Today
The inner circle has decreased, the year of foundation has been removed. Now the word PARIS at the top of the circle and SAINT-GERMAIN at the bottom. The cradle has been removed from the logo, replaced by a golden lily.
Color and font
The inscriptions in the logo are made in a special font. For decoration, white, blue and red colors are used, which are the state colors for France.