ESPNNov 21, 2023, 16:00Reading: 3 min.
The last time Messi and Ronaldo met was on January 19, 2023
The Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo and the Argentine Leo Messithe two players who have marked the last few years in world football, will meet again on the pitch in the Riyadh Season Cup, in February 2024, when the Al Nassr in which the Portuguese and the InterMiami.
It will be, as the organizers have announced on their social networks, in a tournament called “The Last Dance” that will bring together the two Saudi clubs at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh. Al Hilal and Al Nassr, and to Inter Miami FCwith matches in league format, which will be held in February 2024, with no fixed date yet.
The last time they were measured Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, with both in the PSG and the Al Nassrrespectively, was on January 19, 2023, in Riyadh, with the Argentine’s French team beating the Ryad Season Team with the Portuguese, 5-4.
So, Messi opened the scoring, while Cristiano Ronaldo He responded with two goals.
Harry Kane put together his ideal striker and did not mention Messi, but he did mention Cristiano
Harry Kane armed in ESPN UK his ideal striker with qualities of different footballers; the english attacker Bayern Munich chose Edinson Cavani in one facet, he chose himself in another and did not consider the Argentine in any Lionel Messi.
Kane was asked to imagine how he would be the ‘definitive scorer’ and in ‘movement’ he opted for the Uruguayan Cavani, current forward of Boca Juniors.
In terms of speed, and after thinking for a few moments, he chose Cristiano Ronaldo; then Peter Crouch with a header.
As for the definition facing the rival goal, the Englishman chose himself and the Ivorian Didier Drogba was the one who stood out in terms of strength.
Finally, in dribbling he opted for the Frenchman Kylian Mbappé, in offensive play creation for Wayne Rooney, and in commitment to daily work for Jude Bellingham.
As can be seen, Messi was not part of this group of eight players chosen by Kane, who curiously On November 10, he did choose the Argentine when asked which footballer he would like to play with.
“I would love to play with Messi. He is one of the great players who has played football and I am sure that he could give me some assists,” Kane stated just a few weeks ago also in dialogue with ESPN UK.