Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo they are set to face each other in what could potentially be the last time the two meet on the world football stage on Thursday (January 19).
Messi, who won the FIFA World Cup with Argentina last month, will play in a friendly match with his club side Paris Saint-Germain against a combined eleven stars from Riyadh.
Ronaldo, who left Manchester United by mutual consent in December, is set to make his first appearance for his new club Al Nassr since signing, albeit in an unconventional way as he joins fellow Saudi club Al-Hilal.
It will be the first time in just over two years that a pair of horners can bid farewell to one of football’s greatest rivalries as the two continue their journey across different continents.
Before this clash of the titans, here’s what you need to know about the highly anticipated men’s friendly at King Fadh International Stadium.
When and where is the Riyadh All-Star XI vs PSG friendly match?
This friendly match between French side PSG and an All-Star team made up of players from Riyadh’s Al-Hilal and Al Nassr clubs is scheduled for Thursday 19 January at the King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The stadium has a capacity of 68,752 and is likely to be filled given the opportunity to see both Messi and Ronaldo as well as other superstars including PSG’s Kylian Mbappe and Neymar.
Fans will be seated at the starting slots at 20:00 local time in Mecca. It’s 6pm in Paris (CET), 5pm in Lisbon and Madeira (GMT) and 2pm in Buenos Aires (ART).
How to watch Messi v Ronaldo as PSG take on the All Star XI in Riyadh
If you’re wondering how you can tune in to this exciting encounter, there are several ways to see Messi go up against Ronaldo.
BeIN Sports Network owns the rights to show the game live on its channels around the world.
PSG will also stream the match live on the club’s website as it is part of their annual Middle East tour.