Neymar misses a penalty
But the defensive problems of the team led by Christophe Galtier were evident in Sergio Ramoswho scored one of the goals but was pointed out in several of the local goals.
In the 2-2 game, Ronaldo, between Ramos and Marquinhos, headed the post, but the Spaniard was not able to clear and offered the ball to his former teammate of success at Real Madrid, with whom he had given an effusive hug before leaving. begin.
Ramos also lost out to South Korean Jan Hyun-Soo in a 3-3 draw.
In attack, Neymar showed that he has not recovered form after the elimination of Brazil in the quarterfinals of the World Cup. He even missed a penalty, saved by the Saudi national team goalkeeper (45 + 1).
Mbappé, who captained early in the second half after Marquinhos left, showed his claws, setting up Marquinhos and Ramos on their goals, before scoring from a penalty.
Despite the local defeat, the public had fun until the end with nine goals on the scoreboard. They also had the chance to see Messi and Ronaldo together on a field perhaps for the last time, the legends who have marked world football in the last fifteen years.
The new world champion Messi had left his signature as soon as he started by taking advantage of a balloon pass from Neymar with his left foot.
As in the old days, CR7 responded with a bracefirst from a penalty after being accidentally hit by Keylor Navas and then by taking advantage of Ramos’s gift.
He came out at game time to a standing ovation, repeated when he received the man of the match trophy.