How to watch PSG vs Saudi All-Star XI: Kick-off time and UK stream
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo could be set to play one another for the final time in their careers with PSG set to face the Saudi All-Star XI.
The friendly match will see the French champions, who are on a mid-season tour in the Middle East, take on an All-Star team made up from the best players from Saudi Pro League clubs Al Nassr and Al Hilal.
And with Messi now plying his trade for the Parisians – and Ronaldo having recently moved to Saudi club Al Nassr – fans have been getting excited at the prospect of the two legends of the game sharing the pitch once more.
Here is everything you need to know about the mouthwatering showdown, including what time it starts and how to watch on live stream in the UK.
When is PSG vs Saudi All-Star XI?
PSG vs Saudi All-Star XI is set to take place on Thursday, January 19 at 5pm UK time.
The clash will be held at the King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Just last weekend the stadium played host to the Spanish Super Cup final, which saw Messi’s former team Barcelona beat Ronaldo’s old employers Real Madrid 3-1.
Cristiano Ronaldo is set to captain the Saudi All-Star team, although he is yet to make his debut for Al Nassr after being banned for two matches for improper and violent conduct from his time as a Manchester United player.
How to watch PSG vs Saudi All-Star XI on live stream
PSG vs Saudi All-Star XI will not be shown on any TV channel in the UK.
However, fans will still be able to stream the match live on PSG TV.
The French club will also be live streaming the eagerly-anticipated friendly on their Facebook and YouTube channels – with a £1.99 fee for UK viewers.
When was the last time Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi played each other?
Ronaldo and Messi last faced each other in a Champions League group stage fixture in December 2020.
The Portuguese scored two goals to help Juventus overcome Barcelona in the 3-0 victory at Camp Nou.
Ronaldo and Messi have faced one another 36 times across their careers, with the Argentine on the winning team 16 times compared to Ronaldo’s 11.
And Messi’s 22 goals scored in their head-to-head fixtures puts him one ahead of Ronaldo’s tally of 21.
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