Football: Juventus lock in striker Paulo Dybala until 2022

Juventus' Paulo Dybala celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg soccer match between Juventus FC and FC Barcelona at Juventus Stadium in Turin, Italy, on April 11, 2017.
Juventus' Paulo Dybala celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg soccer match between Juventus FC and FC Barcelona at Juventus Stadium in Turin, Italy, on April 11, 2017.PHOTO: EPA

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian football team Juventus have extended a contract with Argentinian striker Paulo Dybala until June 30, 2022 and will pay Serie A rivals Palermo an €8 million (S$11.88 million) performance bonus.

The announcement comes after 23-year-old Dybala upstaged his fellow Argentine Lionel Messi by scoring twice in the Champions League quarter-final first-leg clash against Barcelona on Tuesday. Juventus won 3-0.