File picture of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo© AFP
International soccer superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is likely to be taking part in in several leagues in the mean time however they’re prone to play one another in a pleasant between Al Nassr and Paris Saint-Germain subsequent week. Whereas calls for to get tickets for the match are understandably hovering, a Saudi Arabia enterprise, by the identify of Mushref al-Ghamd, has reportedly bid a whopping GBP 2.2 million to observe the 2 iconic footballers play in opposition to one another, in addition to meet them on the event.
Ghamdi, who’s the final supervisor of the true property group AqarOne, was reportedly the chief within the public sale that ends on Tuesday. The winner of the public sale will get the “Past Creativeness” ticket for the match between Al Nassr and PSG. Not simply that, the client of the ticket may even get the attend the winners’ ceremony, enter dressing rooms and meet the 2 soccer superstars who’ve dominated the sport for greater than a decade, as per Guardian.
Messi returned to coaching with PSG final week after being given a fortnight off following Argentina’s World Cup triumph in Qatar in December.
In the meantime, Ronaldo, who will flip 38 in February, not too long ago joined Al Nassr after agreeing on a contract that runs till 2025 and is reportedly price greater than 200 million euros ($214m).
His arrival at Al Nassr, who’re coached by Frenchman Rudi Garcia, comes as Saudi Arabia seeks to enhance the profile of soccer within the nation forward of a potential joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup together with Greece and Egypt.
Ronaldo and Messi have dominated the game during the last 15 years, successful the Ballon d’Or 12 instances between them.
Their rivalry grew throughout 9 years wherein they got here up in opposition to one another in Spain, when Messi was starring for Barcelona and Ronaldo for Actual Madrid.
With AFP inputs
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