Ronaldo will make his Saudi debut in a friendly against PSG

Ronaldo will make his Saudi debut in a friendly against PSG, Cristiano Ronaldo is set to play in Saudi Arabia for the first time since joining Al Nassr after he was named as captain of Riyadh ST XI for an exhibition match against Lionel Messi s Paris St Germain, officers blazoned on Monday.

The 37- time-old Portuguese will lead the platoon made up of players from Saudi sides Al Hilal and Al Nassr against Messi s PSG in what will be the rearmost chapter of the celebrated global soccer contest.

The line-up also features Saudi internationals Salem Al- Dawsari, who scored in the shock group- stage palm over Argentina in last time s World Cup, and Saud Abdulhamid.

The largely anticipated showdown, which reportedly had further than 2 million online ticket requests, will take place in Riyadh on Thursday.

The bidding for a personality” Beyond Imagination” ticket to the match has formerly outgunned 10 million riyals($2.66 million) in a transaction that’s set to end on Tuesday.

Ronaldo missed the first two domestic games for Al Nassr after being suspended by England s Football Association for knocking a phone out of an addict s hand in April.

The Portuguese forward arrived at the Arab platoon before this month on a deal until 2025 estimated by media to be worth further than 200 million euros($216.34 million).

Ronaldo is set to make his first competitive appearance in the Saudi Pro League on Sunday when Al Nassr host Al Ettifaq.

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