For what may be the final time in their respective careers, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will face off in Saudi Arabia.
For his first match since joining Al-Nassr, Ronaldo will captain the Riyadh XI against PSG. The auction for the best seat in the house to see the two in action was won by a Saudi businessman.
It seemed like the 12 Ballon d’Ors between them would be the last time we would see Cristiano Ronaldo play against Lionel Messi before his sensational transfer to Saudi Arabia. It exists because it was designed to.
At King Fahd stadium, a Riyadh XI made up of Al-Nassr and Al-Hilal players will take on Paris Saint-Germain in the Riyadh Season Cup match.
A Saudi billionaire is taking advantage of the chance to see the two in action by investing $2.6 million in the Ultimate Pass, according to Al Jazeera.
Saudi businessman purchases $2.6 million Ultimate Pass At order to watch the match between two of the greatest footballers of all time, in a stadium with a seating capacity of just 68,000, more than 2 million ticket requests were made online, according to ESPN.