Saudi All-Star XI Squad To Take On PSG Revealed, CR7 Named Captain

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Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo will headline the Saudi Arabia All-Star team against Lionel Messi's Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday, but who are his teammates? Here is the full squad list!

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The 37-year-old will make his maiden appearance as a player who plies his trade in the Middle East in a friendly encounter against the French champions at the King Fahd Stadium on Thursday evening.

Ronaldo is set to captain the Al Nassr-Al Hilal combined XI, called the Riyadh All-Star XI, with a spotlight being shone on what could potentially be the final time the Portuguese and his counterpart Messi meet following their years of rivalry in Europe.

The ex-Manchester United forward will be accompanied by Al Nassr teammates such as Talisca and Luiz Gustavo, the 40-time Brazil international who made 100 appearances for Bayern Munich between 2011 and 2013.

Argentine attacking midfielder Pity Martinez of Al Nassr was also named in the 22-man squad, while former Premier League player Matheus Pereira is one of the 11 Al Hilal players included in the team.

Full squad, as per Goal:

The sold-out match between Riyadh All-Stars XI and PSG will take place at 19:00 (SAST).

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