"Honestly, we have to take it as a great day for us," ESPN quotes him as saying. "We're in an extraordinary position.
"Barcelona are 20 years into their project. Ever since [Johan] Cruyff, Barcelona have played like that and they've almost achieved perfection with some incredible generations of players.
"PSG has started a great chapter in its history, but the squad only started working together 20 months ago. However, that doesn't take away the feeling that we have a great opportunity."
The second leg will be held at Camp Nou on Wednesday.