Lionel Messi (36, Paris Saint-Germain) and Cristiano Ronaldo (38, Al Nasr), the best soccer stars of the time. The two, who won the Valdong d’Or 7 times and 5 times, respectively, held a so-called ‘Meho War’ in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. It was a friendly match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Riyadh All-Stars (Al-Nasr + Al-Hilal combined team) held here at the King Fahd International Stadium on the night of the 19th (local time).
In this match, Messi scored 1 goal and Ronaldo scored 2 goals. PSG won 5-4. PSG used the 4-3-3 tactic that day, putting Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi, and Neymar at the forefront of the attack. Messi scored the opening goal with the help of Neymar in the 3rd minute.
Ronaldo, who started as a two-top player for the Riyadh All-Stars, also scored a penalty goal in the 34th minute of the first half, followed by a left-footed shot in the 6th minute of extra time. Ronaldo was substituted in the 16th minute of the second half, and Messi was substituted in the 17th minute of the second half.
Ronaldo, who made his Saudi Arabia debut, was named ‘Man of the Match’ that day. He will make his official Saudi Arabia league debut two days later.
PSG started with Messi’s opening goal that day, followed by goals from Marquinhos (43 minutes in the first half), Sergio Ramos (8 minutes in the second half), Kylian Mbappe (15 minutes in the second half, PK), and Hugo Etiquique (33 minutes in the second half). won by 1 goal. However, in the 39th minute of the first half, Juan Bernat was sent off, and they had to suffer outnumbered.
Riyadh All-Stars, a former defender of the Korean national soccer team, chased after Al-Hilal members Jang Hyun-soo (11 minutes in the second half) and Andersson Taliska (4 minutes in the second half of extra time) scored goals, but could not turn the game around. 안전놀이터