Cristiano Ronaldo spoke about his reunion with Lionel Messi on Thursday night in Al Riyadh.
A selection of Saudi stars challenged PSG on Thursday evening in a friendly match in the Saudi capital. A gala meeting that allowed two of the best players in history to meet. VSristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi clashed for the 35e times of their career.
Ronaldo and Messi, a reunion under the sign of farewell
It was this time in a meeting with no real stake, even if there was a trophy to go get. This did not prevent the two behemoths from shining like in the good old days. The Portuguese scored twice, while La Pulga scored a goal. Paris then won the game and the ex-Mancunian got the trophy for the best player in the game. In the end, everyone was happy.
Ronaldo, who will now don Al Nassr’s tunic, did not fail to express his happiness at the final whistle. He took to social media to share his feelings. “I’m so happy to be back on the pitch, and also on the stat sheet! !! And it’s nice to see old friends! “, he wrote, adding a thumbs up to his message.
So happy to be back on the pitch, and on the score sheet!! And nice to see some old friends!👍🏼 pic.twitter.com/qZqKGHsrVD
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) January 19, 2023
During the game, we saw Ronaldo exchange several times with Messi on the pitch. The two men hugged each other, as all self-respecting opponents do. CR7 also found time to joke with Kylian Mbappé, the player he idolized not so long ago. All in all, these were very beautiful scenes. What make the Portuguese genius regret having said goodbye to high-level football?