World Football

When will Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi next face each other?

Rajarshi ShuklaRajarshi Shukla

September 22 2023
Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo

Messi and Ronaldo last met when PSG and Al-Nassr played a friendly game last season

A sort of friendly cup match between some UEFA and CONMEBOL teams is reportedly being announced by CONMEBOL.

After winning the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, Lionel Messi and Argentina shot to the top of the footballing globe, and current speculations suggest that La Albiceleste will face off against top European teams in 2024. The top European nations vying to play the current champions of the world next year are Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal.

Argentina, who are officially coached by Lionel Scaloni, has been offered a number of international friendlies within the March 2024 window. Argentina may accept one of the offers it was given to play elite European teams like Portugal, England, Germany, the Netherlands, and France.

The Argentine Football Association has not yet reached a firm conclusion. Portugal remains one of the best nations on the list, nevertheless, to face them in the games. Additionally, they might compete against nations such as Netherlands, Germany, England, and France.

According to speculations, CONMEBOL may also be introducing the “Copa Interfederacions,” an inter-federation friendly cup competition alongside UEFA teams.

Final choices regarding the cup have not yet been made, but a brief friendly cup competition may take place, providing supporters with a regular opportunity to watch Messi compete against Ronaldo.

The last time they faced off was in a friendly match between PSG and Al-Nasst at the beginning of this year. It finally arrived after two long years, much to the delight of the supporters. The odds decreased as Messi relocated to the US and Ronaldo remained in Saudi Arabia.

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