Rip-roaring night in Riyadh: Four legends, 1.25 billion combine followers and Ronaldo vs Messi one last dance

Sports Tak Staff
Publish on: January 20, 2023

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice yet Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe helped Paris Saint-Germain defeat Riyadh All-Stars 5-4 in a thrilling friendly.

The exhibition at King Fahd International Stadium saw shots on target, nine goals, a red card and a penalty miss from Neymar.

Ronaldo and Messi re-united for the first time since 2020 and the former won the individual battle. 

Messi came out on top in terms of scoreline in this 37th encounter between the pair. 

Neymar, Mbappe and Messi all combined for the latter to open the scoring inside the opening three minutes. 

Ronaldo equalised from a penalty he himself won after being caught in the face by Keylor Navas.

It was probably the last dance between Ronaldo and Messi and the game lived up to all the hype. 

Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar and Mbappe have a combined Instagram followers of over 1.25 billion and all four of them were on the pitch together. 

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