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Messi, Ronaldo set for Riyadh Season Cup 'encounter'

RIYADH, January 12, 2023

Three years after their last encounter, the two of most popular football superstars, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, with 12 Ballon d'Or wins between them, meet in Riyadh Season Cup, organized by the Saudi General Entertainment Authority as part of Riyadh Season 2022 activities. 
This exciting encounter - PSG vs Al Hilal and Al Nassr - set for January 19, at 8 pm KSA time, in King Fahad Stadium in Riyadh - has triggered a mad rush for tickets, said the organisers.
The team of the stars of Al Hilal and Al Nassr will be led by the international coach Marcelo Gallardo, and the match will be managed by Saudi referees. 
The ticket requests for the friendy match, coming from 170 countries across the globe, has ballooned to more than 2 million, stated Saudi General Entertainment Authority in a statement. 
Entertainment and fun will multiply with the presence of World Cup stars, such as Neymar, Mbappe and Hakimi, and stars of the Saudi national team, such as Salem Al Dawsari and Saleh Al Shehri, who scored the goals of the Saudi victory over Argentina in the match between the two teams in the last edition of the World Cup, it added.-TradeArabia News Service


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