Tens of thousands of supporters have descended on the field to see Lionel Messi and his teammates warm up for the forthcoming friendly match.
On January 18, Paris Saint-Germain held a public training session at Khalifa National Stadium. Supporters and members of the foreign media were there (Qatar). They relocated to Saudi Arabia on January 19th and left.
Up to 30,000 people were there to see the training session that was attended by world-famous players such as Lionel Messi, Neymar, and Kylian Mbappe, according to the statistics that were published by the team that is currently holding the title of French champion.
Besides the World Cup champion Lionel Messi, Neymar is one of the stars to be noticed.
Neymar and Messi chat during training session. On the tour to Saudi Arabia, PSG brought the best squad.
On the tour, Mbappe is at ease in his mind. The 1998-born striker played 36 minutes in the loss to Rennes in Ligue 1 a few days ago after just getting back from holiday.
Messi’s practice attracted more spectators than Ronaldo’s debut wearing the Al Nassr jersey (30,000 people compared to 20,000 people).
PSG will have a friendly match with the star team combining Al Nassr and Al Hilal led by Cristiano Ronaldo as captain. In a charity auction in Saudi Arabia, the ticket to see this match was bought by a billionaire for 2.4 million euros.