For the sake of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, Saudi Arabia is willing to change state laws

For the sake of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, Saudi Arabia is reportedly willing to change state laws relating to salaries. FRANCK FIFE / AFP – Saudi Arabia is reportedly willing to change state laws for the sake of two world soccer superstars, namely Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are indeed the two very big names in world football today.

Of course, this cannot be separated from the various awards and records that have been broken by Messi and Ronaldo.

In addition, the fierce competition between Messi and Ronaldo in various events has become something very iconic in the last two decades.

Even though both of them are now entering their old age as football players, Messi and Ronaldo still manage to steal the show.

Various clubs and countries are competing to use the names of the two megastars for their benefit, Saudi Arabia is no exception.

Portrait of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in a friendly match between Riyadh XI and Paris Saint-Germain at the International King Fahd Stadium, Thursday (19/1/2022). TWITTER.COM/CRISTIANO

Saudi Arabia itself had previously succeeded in bringing Ronaldo to their country.

The Portugal national team striker finally decided to join the Saudi Arabian League club, Al Nassr.

Previously, Ronaldo’s future was uncertain after the conflict with Manchester United.

After successfully bringing in Ronaldo, Saudi Arabia is reportedly interested in recruiting Messi.

Al Nassr’s rival club, namely Al Hilal, plans to bring in Messi from Paris Saint-Germain.

Al Hilal is trying to take advantage of La Pulga’s contract conditions which are still uncertain at PSG.

In fact, Al Hilal is ready to pay Messi’s salary on par with Ronaldo, which is 177 million pounds or the equivalent of Rp. 3.3 trillion per year.

Paris Saint-Germain superstar Lionel Messi. TWITTER.COM/FABRIZIOROMANO

However, Al Hilal’s plan could run into conflict with laws in Saudi Arabia regarding salary limits.

It’s just that this can be tricked by the Government of Saudi Arabia.

According to a report by Marca quoted by, the Government of Saudi Arabia is ready to change their laws.

This was done so that Messi and Ronaldo could last a long time in the Saudi Arabian League.

With the presence of Messi and Ronaldo, Saudi Arabia’s football climate is expected to be better.

What’s more, Saudi Arabia has a mission to host the 2030 World Cup.

Apart from Al Hilal, another Saudi Arabian League club that is reportedly eyeing Messi is Al Ittihad.

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However, until now, Messi has not confirmed his future with PSG.

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