A Riyadh All-Star XI will on Thursday face off towards Paris Saint-Germain in a pleasant sport, and Ronaldo has been named as captain.
It’s Ronaldo’s first match since becoming a member of Al Nassr formally on January 1, and he’ll lead out a group made up of gamers from Saudi sides Al Hilal and Al Nassr.
Different acquainted names within the squad embrace Saudi Arabia internationals Salem Al-Dawsari, who scored within the shock group-stage win over Argentina in final 12 months’s World Cup, and Saud Abdulhamid.
It stays unclear if Messi, Ronaldo’s long-time rival, will likely be within the squad.
Ronaldo missed the primary two home video games for Al Nassr after his English soccer ban for knocking a cellphone out of a fan’s hand in April translated overseas, and can make his first aggressive look within the Saudi Professional League on Sunday when Al Nassr host Al Ettifaq.
Further reporting by Reuters.