Follow Us

SportsBusiness Mogul Splashes $2.6m For Ronaldo Vs Messi Ticket

Business Mogul Splashes $2.6m For Ronaldo Vs Messi Ticket

 

A Saudi real estate mogul, Mushref al-Ghamdi, splashed out $2.6m on a ticket during an auction to watch Cristiano Ronaldo face Lionel Messi in a charity friendly.
Excitement is building ahead of Paris Saint-Germain’s friendly in Riyadhon Thursday against a Cristiano Ronaldo-led Saudi All-Star XI.

The game will also mark the Portuguese talisman’s debut on Saudi soil since joining Al-Nassr on an astronomical pay package. To promote the friendly, Turki al-Sheikh, an adviser at the Royal Court and head of Saudi Arabia’s General Entertainment Authority, set up a special ticket for auction that would include perks like photo opportunities with players and access to the locker rooms. At the end of the bidding, Al-Sheikh announced on Twitter that Mushref al-Ghamdi has put in the winning bid of 10 million riyals ($2.6m).

“Congratulations, you deserve it, and may God reward you with good,” Sheikh said.
The proceeds from the auction will be donated to the national charity campaign known as Ehsan.

Paris Saint-Germain will earn €10m from the friendly which received over 2 million online ticket requests, according to L’Equipe. This is undoubtedly a special occasion as Ronaldo will face Messi for the first time since December 2020, when the 37-year-old was on the winning side as Juventus beat Barcelona 3-0 in the Champions League.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Popular

Share post:

Subscribe

More like this
Related

Rice In My House Kept Increasing After My Wife Paid Tithe From It —Dr. Paul Enenche

The Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Abuja,...

Benue APC Chairmanship: Ponzi Nature Of Omakolo’s Ngo

...Subscribers Should Beware of Imminent Crash. By Morgan Adikwu, Makurdi. The...

Impacting The World: Usain Bolt Turns Village To A City

The Jamaican sprinter and the world fastest 100m race...

Benue APC Chair, Comr. Austin Agada Commends President Tinubu For Appointment As Chairman Governing Council

....Promises Collaboration with all stakeholders For Quality Education In...