On January 19, Cristiano Ronaldo‘s made his debut for Al Nassr in the friendly game against Lionel Messi’s PSG. It was highly anticipated as Ronaldo and Messi were meant to play each other after December 2020. Meanwhile, ahead of the game, Bollywood megastar, Amitabh Bachchan made his special appearance. He met players such as Ronaldo, Messi, Kylian Mbappe, etc. The veteran actor shook hands with the players.
The 80-year-old uploaded the video on Twitter. The fans have been going bonkers as they wanted to watch Ronaldo and Messi play against each other. However, no one anticipated that the Indian film megastar made his appearance ahead of the game. The video has been going viral.
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T 4533 – "An evening in Riyadh .. " what an evening ..
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Mbape, Neymar all playing together .. and yours truly invited guest to inaugurate the game .. PSG vs Riyadh Seasons ..
Incredible !!!#football #Ronaldo #Messi #AlNassr #SaudiArabia pic.twitter.com/fXlaw9meeV
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 20, 2023
Talking about the game, PSG won the game 5-4. FIFA World Cup 2022 winning skipper scored the first goal of the game in the first few minutes. However, Ronaldo didn’t waste much time scoring an equalizer. After a while, Kylian Mbappe brought PSG into the lead as he scored via penalty. At the end of the first half half, the Portuguese player, Ronaldo scored an equalizer once again.
Eight minutes into the second half, Ramos brought PSG back in the lead as he scored from the box. However, the joy of leading the game was short-lived as Soo Jan equalized for the Asian side. In the 60th minute, Mbappe brought the European side back in the lead as he converted the penalties. After a while, both Ronaldo and Messi were substituted by their respective sides.
In the 78th minute, Ekitike struck and it looked like the PSG was running away with the game easily as they lead by 5-3. In the third minute in the injury time, Talisca scored to bring the difference between the two teams to one goal. However, it was too late as the visiting French club won the game by 5-4.