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Cristiano, Busquets and Messi, the dream of Arab football

Published:7/02/2023 - 12:32h

Updated:7/02/2023 - 12:32h

The friendly match between PSG and the team between Al-Hilal and Al-Nassr seems to have been a test of what a rivalry between Messi and Cristiano would be like in the Saudi League, whose clubs seem willing to try to sign the Argentine, as well as in the case of 'Busi'

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The football of Saudi Arabia is decided to carry out an authentic revolution by dint of chequebook of face to the next years. It has not sufficed them with doing with the services of Cristiano Ronaldo, today player of the To the-Nassr, but they also want to add to his tournament to other players of international renown, as Sergio Busquets and the one who has been the big rival of the Portuguese to individual level, Lionel Messi.

The idea is to reinforce and consolidate his local tournament like one of the most striking to world-wide level, for which have adopted a similar tendency to which in his moment initiated the Major League Soccer when filling to his clubs of pertinent stars of the European elite already in the final stretch of his careers; something that also would try Chinese more advance, but later a series of restrictions no longer would do profitable this model.

Now, it is Saudi Arabia the one who wants to set up this type of bets by players 'top'. At present, the Saudi League is one of the solidest of Asia, but from his organisation want that the competition follow consolidating as an attractive market. In fact, the To the-Hilal has showed had to present him to Messi an offer to be part of his project, to the detriment of Paris Saint-Germain, that still does not renew him.

The friendly party contested between the Parisians and a combined Saudi between the To the-Nassr and the To the-Hilal seem to have been a pilot proof of the profitability that would have this rivalry in case to produce the signing of the Argentinian, what eventualmente would have carried them to take the decision to do a big bet to carry to the seven winning times of the Balloon of Gold and write new chapters of a rivalry that has marked a period.

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But the project carried out from Saudi Arabia no only bases in signings. From it does already several years, Riad has housed the parties of the Supercopa of Spain after reaching an agreement with the Real Spanish Federation of Football. The agreement contemplates six seasons in return of 240 million euros. Something similar has occurred with the Supercopa Italian and no descartan similar projects in a future.

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