Gallardo returns: the coach will lead Cristiano Ronaldo against Lionel Messi

On January 19, Marcelo Gallardo will turn to a substitute bench, although it will only be for one game. The curiosity is that he will have the opportunity to direct again gonzalo martinez and give instructions to Cristiano Ronaldo, to all this is added that Lionel Messi will be in front.

The Doll will take charge of Riyadh Season, a team made up of players from al hilalof ramon diazY al nassr, the new club of CR7. This cast will be measured against the paris saint germainin a friendly on January 19.

Gallardo announced on the networks with a video that surprised everyone. The meeting was agreed for last year but an outbreak of Covid-19 caused it to be suspended.

Cristiano’s emotion for arriving in Saudi Arabia

I am excited for a new experience in a different league and in a different country, the vision that Al Nassr has is very inspiring. I’m very excited to join my teammates and help the team achieve more success.” were Ronaldo’s first words.

The striker will receive an annual salary of 200 million euros until June 2025 and will share a squad with the Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina and the Argentine Gonzalo Pity martinez.

The bad news is that Al Nassr did not qualify for the Asian Champions League and the Saudi team is in third position in the tournament with 61 points to 6 of the team led by Ramón Díaz.