The two giants will meet in Riyadh on January 19 in a friendly.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo may once again square off on the football field when the Saudi Arabia All-Stars team plays PSG in a friendly on January 19 in Riyadh.
On January 19, an All-Star team consisting of Al-Nassr and Al-Hilal will meet PSG in a friendly, giving fans another chance to see two of the greatest players going up against one another.
Since they frequently faced one other while Messi was playing for Barcelona and Ronaldo for Real Madrid, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have dominated European football for ten years.
Probably last clash
As years passed, both players left their teams. Lionel Messi left Barcelona to join PSG in 2021, and the 37-year-old went on to play for Juventus and Manchester United until recently agreeing to part ways with the Premier League powerhouses and joining Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia.
As they both had a career-high number of individual awards and trophies won with teams. While Messi has slightly moved up in the GOAT debate considering the player has won the World Cup.
Ronaldo became the richest athlete in sports after signing a huge contract that will pay him £177 million a year.
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The former Juventus player is yet to make his debut after receiving a two-game suspension for hitting a spectator phone on the ground during a United game against Everton. According to FIFA rules, the suspension still stands even if the player switches clubs.
Furthermore, the 37-year-old is very likely to play against PSG and face his long-term opponent.
Despite taking time off after winning the World Cup against France 4-2 on penalties, Messi has now joined the team out again, and the 35-year-old is in the team to face Angers.
The long-running rivalry will be on display for fans on January 19 on the field at King Fahd Stadium.