Football icons Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are set to clash in Saudi Arabia in February 2024, potentially marking their final encounter, Turki Al-Sheikh, head of the Kingdom’s General Entertainment Authority, announced on Tuesday.
Al-Sheikh announced through a social media post that Riyadh Season, in collaboration with Messi’s current club, Inter Miami CF, has reached an agreement to host the Riyadh Season Cup matches in the Saudi capital as a highlight of Riyadh Season activities.
The upcoming tournament, structured in a league format, will feature three teams: Al Hilal, Ronaldo’s Al Nassr, and Messi’s Inter Miami. Al Hilal and Al Nassr are Riyadh’s two biggest clubs.
The Last Dance
مباراة تاريخية تجمع أساطير كرة القدم رونالدو و ميسي
نادي انتر ميامي يلعب ضد نادي النصر في بطولة كأس موسم الرياض… ⚽❤️🇸🇦
في المملكة ارينا 📌 Feb 2024
It's the last dance of football greatness! 🏆
Ronaldo vs Messi clash on the pitch.
Watch Inter Miami FC… pic.twitter.com/3aHtVGtFQI
— TURKI ALALSHIKH (@Turki_alalshikh) November 21, 2023
The tournament will see Messi and Ronaldo once again go head-to-head in what has been dubbed as “The Last Dance.”, Al