The biggest friendly in world football this year between Riyadh All-Stars team and French Ligue 1 outfit PSG, saw the visitors earn a 5-4 victory over the Saudi Arabian select side at the King Fahd International Stadium on Thursday night.
The attention of the world on the epic clash was between the two greats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, and both players did not disappoint their fans.
The Portuguese superstar netted a brace for the Riyadh All-Stars team while Lionel Messi opened the scoring as PSG edged the fixture 5-4.
🔴 Live Blog:
FULL-TIME: Riyadh All-Stars 4-5 PSG
GOOOAAALLL!!! Riyadh All-Stars 4-5 PSG
78′ MIN: Substitute Hugo Ekitike makes it five for PSG.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Riyadh All-Stars 3-5 PSG (H. Ekitike)
60′ MIN: Kylian Mbappe converts the penalty.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Riyadh All-Stars 3-4 PSG (K. Mbappe)
59′ MIN: The French giants are awarded another spot-kick.
PENALTY!!! To PSG
56′ MIN: Jang Hyun-Soo responds for Riyadh All-Stars team.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Riyadh All-Stars 3-3 PSG (Jang Hyun-Soo)
54′ MIN: The French giants have their noses in front once more, this time from Spanish veteran defender Sergio Ramos.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Riyadh All-Stars 2-3 PSG (S. Ramos)
SECOND HALF UNDERWAY: Riyadh All-Stars 2-2
HALF-TIME: Riyadh All-Stars 2-2 PSG
45+6′ MIN: Cristiano Ronaldo nets his second of the night.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Riyadh All-Stars 2-2 PSG (C. Ronaldo)
45+3′ MIN: Neymar Jr sees his effort from twelve yards saved.
PENALTY!!! To PSG
43′ MIN: Skipper Marquinhos restores Les Parisiens lead.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Riyadh All-Stars 1-2 PSG (Marquinhos)
39′ MIN: Juan Bernat receives his marching orders.
RED CARD!!! For PSG
34′ MIN: Cristiano Ronaldo levels from the spot.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Riyadh All-Stars 1-1 PSG (C. Ronaldo)
32′ MIN: Cristiano Ronaldo takes a punch from Keylor Navas in a dispute for the ball inside the area!
PENALTY!!! To Riyadh All-Stars
3′ MIN: Neymar Jr delivers a stunning ball over the top and it’s finished off by none other than Leo Messi.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Riyadh All-Stars 0-1 PSG (L. Messi)
KICK-OFF: Saudi All-Stars 0-0 PSG