Fans are going crazy in the comments section of Lionel Messi’s Instagram story, which he posted showing him and Cristiano Ronaldo hugging in Riyadh. Messi is a superstar for Paris Saint-Germain.
On the Middle East leg of PSG’s tour, Ronaldo and Messi squared off in a friendly match. The Riyadh All-Star XI, which included players from the Saudi Arabian clubs Al Nassr and Al Hilal, was represented by the Portuguese team.
After his contract with Manchester United was mutually terminated in December of last year, Ronaldo moved to Al Nassr. The Saudi Arabian club has elevated him to the position of highest-paid footballer in the world.
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Both of the top football players in the world, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, scored during the friendly game between PSG and the Riyadh All-Star XI.
Prior to the all-time leading scorer in men’s international football tying the score for the home team, PSG took the lead.
After Juan Bernat of PSG was dismissed, Marquinhos restored PSG’s lead with a goal two minutes before halftime.
Ronaldo, on the other hand, was on target once more to guarantee that both teams entered halftime with a 2-2 score.
Within 11 minutes of the game’s restart, Jang Hyun-soo and Sergio Ramos each scored a goal for their respective teams, but PSG quickly took control of the situation.
Following Neymar’s missed penalty attempt, Kylian Mbappe successfully converted his own, and Hugo Ekitike’s goal in the 78th minute gave his team a 5-3 advantage.
Talisca scored in stoppage time with a well-placed effort from outside the box, but it wasn’t enough for his team to mount a comeback. The score was 5-4 in favor of Lionel Messi and company.
In contrast, following the friendly game on Thursday, Ronaldo shared a photo of himself and Lionel Mesi on his Instagram page.
“So thrilled to be back on the field, and on the scoring sheet,” he wrote as the caption. I also enjoyed seeing some old pals. Here it is: