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Ronaldo and Messi meet again!
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The two football icons will yet again renew their rivalries tonight at the King Fahd International Stadium when they face off in what will be a hotly contested friendly match.

The latest perennial Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo rivalry will take place today in Qatar when a combination of Al Riyadh and Al Nassr face off with PSG tonight at the King Fahd International Stadium. A glamorous match with PSG may not have been what Ronaldo had in mind for his debut match in Saudi Arabia but the 37-year-old will be wearing the captain's armband tonight.  Despite his lingering desire to get his hands on the Champions League trophy one last time, Ronaldo - whose second spell at Manchester United came to a bitter end following an explosive interview with Piers Morgan - was lured to Saudi Arabia as he embarks on a new challenge in the twilight of his career. 

Ronaldo will be in satisfactory company tonight, as his Al-Nassr side sit at the top of the Saudi Pro League standings with 30 points from 13 games this season, while Al-Hilal are the defending champions and are just one point behind them coming second with 29. The newly found Riyadh star man will most definitely enjoy every minute he plays against his European league counterparts. Thoughts of victory should be at the forefront of Ronaldo's mind given the Parisiens' recent league struggles. 

The reunion of the Messi, Mbappe, and Neymar trio ended in misery after they suffered a 1-0 loss against Rennes on Sunday night. Hamari Traore scored the only goal of the game during the second half and the Rennes defense ensured that the PSG stars did not find the back of the net until the blow of the whistle at 90. The Parisians were not in high spirits when they boarded the plane to Qatar as they have only managed three points in the Ligue1 since the fall of the year. A Champions League last-16 battle with Bayern Munich who beat them during the 2019 final awaits them in the coming month. 

The sold-out crowd tonight will probably only have their eyes on four men tonight; Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mbappe, and Neymar. Messi and Ronaldo share between them 12 Ballon d'Ors with the Argentine bagging 7 and his Portuguese counterpart having 5. Tonight will be an exciting night among the Qatar football fanatics just one month after they experienced an Argentina vs France World Cup final, which has been vouched as one of the most exciting finals in the history of the FIFA World Cup. The South American football giants won the hotly contested fixture on penalties sending the football-mad continent to an almost never-ending frenzy.