Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo Gallardo: when is the friendly and how to watch it online

Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo Gallardo: when is the friendly and how to watch it online

Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar on one side, Cristiano Ronaldo, Pity Martínez and Marcelo Gallardo on the other. The sale of the friendly that will be played this Thursday in Saudi Arabia promises, at least since the previous one.

The match between Paris Saint-Germain and the so-called Riyadh Season Team will start at 2:00 p.m. (Argentine time) and can be seen via streaming through the networks of the French club, in Youtube, Facebook Y twitch.

The world champion’s team has been touring Asia in recent years thanks to its sponsor, Qatar Airways, and with the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo in Saudi football, things became relevant due to the presence on the field of Rosario and the Portuguese.

CR7 will be the captain of the so-called Riyadh Season Teammade up of players from Al Nassr, the club that signed the Portuguese although he has not made his debut yet, and from Al Hilal, the most powerful team in Saudi Arabia, which is also led by Ramon Diaz.

Riyadh will have Marcelo Gallardo giving orders from the bank, who will reappear after separating from River at the end of last year. The Doll arrived in Saudi Arabia at the beginning of the week and was received with honors, while a juicy contract awaits him for his participation. He was received at the airport by businessman Turki Al-Sheikh, Saudi minister and owner of the Spanish LaLiga club Almería, according to the organization.

Gallardo will also meet again with Gonzalo “Pity” Martínezdirected by him in the River champion of the Libertadores 2018, while he will also have exRacing Luciano Vietto (Al Hilal player) and attacker Salem Al-Dawsariauthor of one of the goals in Saudi Arabia’s historic victory over Argentina in Qatar 2022, for example.

For PSG, the usual Parisian stars will play, where the trio made up of Neymar, Mbappé and Messi stands out. The squad will travel this Wednesday to Doha, Qatarand then he will leave for Saudi Arabia for the friendly.

Thus, Messi will return to Saudi Arabia, the country of which he was appointed tourist ambassador last year and amid rumors about a possible transfer billionaire from Rosario -he has not yet renewed with PSG- to a club of the Arab monarchy, which is also fighting to host the 2030 World Cup (along with Egypt and Greece), against the joint candidacy of Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Paraguay.


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