Ever since the news of Lionel Messi’s clash against Cristiano Ronaldo came into the light, fans around the globe expressed their excitement to see both the legends against each other in a competitive match for the first time since 2020.
The Messi vs Ronaldo “debate” summarised: pic.twitter.com/fdcXGKHUuI
— MC (@CrewsMat10) January 6, 2023
After PSG announced their annual winter tour to the Middle east where they will play a friendly match against a combined XI of Al-Nassr and Al-Hilal players, the internet erupted with joy and anticipation. This could possibly the final time we can see both of them playing at the same pitch.
Obama on the Messi vs Ronaldo debate 😳pic.twitter.com/2E3ycXmtjr
— Xabhi ✪ (@FCB_Lad_) January 1, 2023
This match is taking place after Lionel Messi ended the GOAT debate by winning the FIFA World Cup 2022 at Qatar. Cristiano Ronaldo has often being compared to the Argentine as the only competition for the 7-time Ballon D’or winner. World cup was the only trophy that both of them hadn’t won before the 2022 WC.
Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo – The Difference pic.twitter.com/79PvSG6Cw4
— Dennis (@dennis_k_g) January 7, 2023
There aren’t many negative reactions on the same but fans have rather embraced this opportunity. It will be the 37th meeting between the 2 legends and Messi has won 16 while Ronaldo has ended up on the winning side on 11 occasions.
Ronaldo Vs Messi Rivalry took another turn.
Listen to Yoruba Conversation between Ronaldo and Messi.
Very Interesting! pic.twitter.com/jKnvARo3ZA
— Renewed Hope 23 (@Renewed_Hope23) January 8, 2023
It will be a mouth watering contest on January 19 when PSG and Al-Nassr/Al-Hilal step on the field. Messi fans are suggesting that this could be the perfect opportunity for him to shrug off all the doubts by scoring against Ronaldo’s side.
Speed and Adin debate the boys on Messi vs Ronaldo 😂 pic.twitter.com/Tm9zPeeFDB
— Full Send Podcast (@fullsendpodcast) January 6, 2023
Who do you think will end up on the winning side?