French club Paris Saint-Germain confirmed in a statement today that a team led by Argentinean Lionel Messi will play against a team that will include players from Saudi clubs Al-Hilal and Al-Nasr on the 19th. This month, days after the transfer of Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo to Al Nasr, Saint Germain will travel to the Qatari capital Doha on the 17th of this year, where it has continued to host training camps and friendly matches ever since. since the Qatar Sports Investment Fund acquired the club in 2011.
Ronaldo joined Saudi club Al-Nasr on a contract until 2025 from Manchester United, England.
Attention will be focused on the showdown between Ronaldo, who has won the Ballon d’Or five times, and his historic rival Messi, who has won it seven times, and is expected to take place at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh.
The players faced strong competition between 2009 and 2018 when both played in the Spanish league, with Messi at Barcelona and Ronaldo at Real Madrid.
France’s Al-Nasr manager Rudy Garcia confirmed on Sunday that the match would take place and said: “It will be a mix between Al-Hilal and Al-Nasr against Paris Saint-Germain, whose ranks include world class stars. , which is good, which indicates the extent of the desire of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to develop sports in it, in particular football, which is the first popular game in the kingdom.