Ronaldo takes on Messi

Al-Nassr new signing, Cristiano Ronaldo will lead Saudi All-Star XI when they take on French Ligue 1 side Paris-Saint Germain in a friendly match on Thursday.

The 37-year-old joined the Saudi Pro League side from Manchester United after the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar and will have a chance to come up against Lionel Messi.

Images courtesy of Al-Nassr and PSG.

The last time the two players came up against each other Ronaldo’s Juventus beat Barcelona 3-0 in the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League at Camp Nou with the Portuguese international converting two penalty kicks in the group stage.

This will also be Ronaldo’s first game since joining Al-Nassr in a deal that will see him earn £175million-a-year (R3.6 billion).

Messi scored on his return to PSG against Angers.

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