10 Best Photos As Messi, Mbappe, Neymar and PSG Stars Arrive in Doha in Style

10 Best Photos As Messi, Mbappe, Neymar and PSG Stars Arrive in Doha in Style

  • The Paris Saint-Germain team has arrived in Doha, Qatar for their winter tour
  • PSG will face an all-star XI from Saudi top clubs to be led by Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Messi and Ronaldo have not faced off since 2020 when Juventus beat Barcelona

Paris Saint-Germain has touched down in Doha, Qatar en route to Saudi Arabia, ahead of their friendly against a select side from Al-Nassr and Al-Hilal.

The star-studded lineup of PSG's travelling team includes World Cup winner Lionel Messi, Brazil's Neymar and Golden Boot winner, Kylian Mbappe, who are back in the country for the winter tour.

Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, Sergio Ramos, Renato Sanches, PSG, Qatar, Doha
Paris Saint-Germain superstars including Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe touch down in Qatar ahead of their 2023 tour in the Middle East. Photo credit: @PSG_English
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In photos and videos shared on social media, seen by Sports Brief, the playing contingent and staff touched down in Doha on Wednesday morning.

According to Gulf Times, the Ligue 1 champions will use the opportunity to participate in a range of activities, that will be organised by the club's partners in the oil-rich nation.

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Additionally, the visit will be an opportunity for PSG players to meet their supporters and fans from Qatar, as well as wider the Middle East and North Africa regions.

Meanwhile, Christophe Galtier's men will train in the evening at the iconic Khalifa Stadium, which will be open to the public.

PSG will then head to the Saudi capital of Riyadh to play against an all-star Al Hilal and Al-Nassr XI, led by Cristiano Ronaldo, per Peninsula Qatar.

The much-anticipated face-off between Ronaldo and Messi has been slated for Thursday, January 19 at the King Fahd Stadium.

PSG stars arrive in style:

Renato Sanches, Kylian Mbappe, Achraf Hakimi
Renato Sanches, Kylian Mbappe and Achraf Hakimi touch disembark in their neatly branded PSG hoodies in Qatar on Wednesday morning. Photo credit: @PSG_English
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PSG, Keylor Navas, Achraf Hakimi
Paris Saint-Germain's travelling contingent of Achraf Hakimi and goalkeeper Keylor Navas arrive at the team's hotel in Doha. Photo credit: @PSG_English
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Meet and greet, Lionel Messi, Doha
PSG stars meet fans of the Ligue 1 leaders at a first 'meet and greet' in Doha. Photo credit: @PSG_English
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PSG, Marquinhos, Messi, signing
A signing session for fans involving Lionel Messi, Marquinhos and other PSG stars. Photo credit: @PSG_English
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Messi, Ronaldo to face off

Sports Brief earlier reported that Messi and PSG will play a friendly against a select side made up of players from Ronaldo's new club Al-Nassr and Saudi rivals, Al-Hilal in Riyadh on January 19.

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The Qatar-owned club travelled to Doha on January 17, before moving on to the Saudi capital for the match at the King Fahd Stadium, which will see Messi and Ronaldo renew the GOAT debate.

The veterans' rivalry grew during the nine years in which they came up against each other in the iconic El Clasico in Spain, when Messi was starring for Barcelona and Ronaldo for Real Madrid.

Source: SportsBrief.com