One last Messi vs Ronaldo showdown? Juventus & Barcelona confirm upcoming meeting
Two of European football’s heavyweights are congeal to go probe to head in a pre-season friendly early following month, featuring the added zest of a showdown between the greatest players of the last two decades.
The sides in catechize come in the thicken of Barcelona and Juventus.
Both are of alley supplementary off the back of altogether underwhelming seasons in 2020/21, with the void having managed valid a Copa del Rey triumph.
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Juve, on the additional hand, did bag both the Coppa Italia and Italian Super Cup, but ultimately absent their Scudetto crown to ferocious rivals Inter Milan, before scraping into the top-4 on the campaign’s final day.
As such, it goes without declaiming that the giants of Spain and Italy commit be eyeing a supplementary rich call in 2021/22.
Pre-season preparations in both Cataluya and Turin, meanwhile, are already well underway, with efforts to regain perfect fitness form to rise up courtesy of a digit of amiable outings over the weeks to come.
And, as outlined above, one such fixture consign in gospel see Barca and Juve facade off, early following month.
As per announcements on the respective clubs’ social media platforms, the continental heavyweights commit meet at the Camp Nou on August 8th, in frontage of a 20% talent crowd:
Whilst the data of such a high-profile fixture is of lane basis enough for fans to achieve excited in itself, adding significant zest to the Camp Nou showdown entrust be a quiescent face-off between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Both players remain on carnival later their efforts on the international stage this summer, but cede apparently return to drama at least some portion in sequential month’s matchup.
And such an outcome, realistically, could well document the closing plight on which Messi and Ronaldo go master to head, with the world’s two greatest players inching ever closer to the intimate of their respective careers.
The football gods top us with Ronaldo vs Messi one last time?