Cristiano Ronaldo and his family are featured in Al-Nasser (from Al-Nasser's Twitter)
Cristiano Ronaldo's debut as an Al Nasser player will likely be in his team's glittering exhibition game against his biggest rival - Lionel Messi, who will arrive with Paris Saint-Germain in Saudi Arabia for a celebratory match exactly in a week's time.
The fascinating meeting between Ronaldo and Messi arouses unusual interest in Saudi Arabia.
According to reports, over two million people tried to order tickets for the unique event, and only 68 thousand of them succeeded.
Needless to say, all the tickets for the game were sold out in a matter of minutes.
In addition, an auction was held in which a Saudi businessman purchased a ticket for 2.6 million dollars, which will be donated to charity.
It will be the first meeting between Ronaldo and Messi since December 2020, when CR7 scored a brace in Juventus' 3-0 win over Barcelona in the Champions League.
Two of the greatest players in the history of the sport have previously met 36 times as part of the teams and national teams, with Messi recording 16 victories compared to Ronaldo's 11.
The Flea also scored more goals than his opponent in these meetings - 22 compared to 21.
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Ronaldo and Messi in the last meeting (Photo: Reuters)
And what about the chance of Messi joining Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia?
According to one of the reports that surfaced today, the father of the flea, who also serves as his agent, landed in Riyadh to hold talks with Al-Hilal on an unprecedented contract of 300 million euros per season, but according to ESPN, "Leo is happy in Paris and will soon extend his contract. The principle conclusion on a new contract has already It was achieved, and later this month Jorge Messi will land in France to complete the signing."
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