The newest, and probably final battle between Messi and Ronaldo is going down in Saudi Arabia, and beIN SPORTS has the unique protection.
The competition is on Thursday, Jan. 19, starting at 11:30AM ET reside on beIN SPORTS XTRA and beIN SPORTS XTRA en Español. Kickoff time is Midday ET.
Ronaldo moved to Saudi Arabia on a everlasting foundation for a document contract on the flip of the yr. Messi, now a World Cup winner, stays with PSG, taking part in alongside Neymar and Kylian Mbappé.
Regardless of taking part in on totally different continents, this upcoming pleasant is an opportunity to see two of the best of all time battle once more. Nonetheless, it’s not Messi and PSG in opposition to Ronaldo and Al Nassr in Saudi Arabia. As a substitute, PSG is taking over a mixed XI of all-stars from Riyadh.
Riyadh, the capital metropolis of Saudi Arabia, is dwelling to 3 groups within the Saudi Skilled League. These are Al Shabab, Al-Hilal and Al-Nassr. Nonetheless, this pleasant excludes Al Shabab, solely pulling a mixed squad from Al-Hilal and Al-Nassr, the crew Cristiano Ronaldo performs for.
Ronaldo making Saudi Arabia debut in opposition to Messi and PSG
The Portuguese star is but to make his debut with Al-Nassr. A two-match ban from the FA prolonged into Saudi Arabia, placing a maintain on his debut. Nonetheless, this recreation in opposition to PSG is in an uncompetitive setting. Furthermore, he won’t be within the Al-Nassr shirt, but.
Ronaldo’s title and resume does sufficient to get him into this mixed XI between Al-Hilal and Al-Nassr. Additionally, it helps organizers promote tickets and curiosity into the pleasant. The Saudi Arabia bout is the primary time Messi takes on Ronaldo since December of 2020. Again then, the 2 gamers represented Barcelona and Juventus, respectively. How occasions have modified for each since then.
Along with Messi, Ronaldo has the problem of taking over Mbappé, Neymar and former teammate Sergio Ramos.
beIN SPORTS to hold the conflict
Protection of the sport is accessible on beIN SPORTS XTRA on Thursday, Jan. 19.
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