Shahenshah Amitabh Bachchan meets Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Riyadh: Ahead of the highly anticipated Riyadh Cup match between Lionel Messi’s PSG and Cristiano Ronaldo’s Saudi All-Stars team, Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan greeted two of the greatest players in football’s history on Thursday. It was an eye opener for Indian fans.
A video of Amitabh Bachchan with Messi and Ronaldo went viral on social media as India proud to be a fan of both Argentina and Portugal.
— Abdul Wasey Naik (@WaseyNaik) January 19, 2023
King of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan @Sr Bachchanarriving in Riyadh tonight to attend the match between Riyadh Season Team 🇸🇦 and PSG 🇫🇷.
— Read more | Saud Hafiz (@saudrehman27) January 19, 2023
India 🇮🇳 Amitabh Bachchan big stage 💝 pic.twitter.com/dlHbURKoOG
— I love soccer ⚽️ (@RWMSN10) January 19, 2023
Cristiano Ronaldo, who recently signed with Al Nasr, represented a joint team alongside his club’s biggest rivals Al Hilal as the ‘Riyadh Season Team’ in the Riyadh Cup.
The match ended in favor of the French side as Messi and Co went on to win the match 5-4. Ronaldo scored his two goals in his first game in Saudi Arabia. Other goals for Paris were scored by Sergio Ramos, Marquinhos, Kylian Mbappe and Hugo Ekticke. Chan of South Korea and Anderson Taliska of Al Nasr scored the remaining two goals for the home side.