A SAUDI ARABAN businessman has paid £2.1million for a VIP ticket to look at Cristiano Ronaldo play Lionel Messi’s PSG in Riyadh.
Ronaldo is about to captain a Saudi All-Star XI group towards PSG of their pleasant match on Thursday.
It’s going to mark his first look within the Center East since signing for Al Nassr after leaving Manchester United.
A VIP ticket was up for grabs with the beginning bid at £220,000.
And it was finally gained by actual property businessman Musharraf bin Ahmed Al-Ghamdi with a suggestion of £2.2m.
It’s regarded as soccer’s most costly ticket ever and can acquire him a gathering with Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar, and Kylian Mbappe.
The VIP ticket is a part of a fundraising enterprise launched by Turki Al-Sheikh, the pinnacle of the Saudi Basic Leisure Authority.
And the proceeds will probably be donated to Saudi Arabia’s Ehsan charity fund.
beIN Sports activities have acquired the rights throughout all its territories, within the Center East and North Africa, France, Turkey, Asia, North America, and Australasia to broadcast the sport.
PSG are at present touring the Center East and are believed to be incomes £8.7m for his or her actions.
They play Saudi All-Star XI earlier than flying again to Paris the subsequent day on Friday.
Ronaldo will captain the facet in what might probably be his last match towards long-time on-field rival Messi.
It’s going to see a mix of Al-Hilal and Al-Nassr gamers towards the French champions.