Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan aka Big B was in Saudi Arabia on Thursday where he inaugurated a football match. 80-year-old Indian Amitabh was invited as the chief guest to inaugurate the high octane face-off between Cristiano Rolando’s Riyadh XI and Paris Saint-Germain led by Lionel Messi at the King Fahd International stadium. Amitabh Bachchan took to his twitter and Instagram to share video from the friendly match in which he can be seen shaking hands and interacting with legendary football players like Messi, Ronaldo, Mbappe and others. Amitabh Bachchan said, “An evening in Riyadh” what an evening Lionel Messi, Mbape, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar all playing together and yours truly invited guest to inaugurate the game, PSG vs Riyadh Seasons .. Incredible !!!”
One of the netizen wrote: Sir, You really made us all Indian very proud. I got goosebumps while watching. The respect you earned & You are true legend Sir.. Another netizen asked Big B, “Sir but question is why they invite you for this event ? You are not brand ambassador, non of the Indian in it , even it’s not the event in India.
A Twitter user said: Amitabh Bachchan literally made Ronaldo, Mbappe, Messi, Ramos , Neymar stand in one line and greet him.
T 4533 – “An evening in Riyadh .. ” what an evening ..
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Mbape, Neymar all playing together .. and yours truly invited guest to inaugurate the game .. PSG vs Riyadh Seasons ..
Incredible !!!#football #Ronaldo #Messi #AlNassr #SaudiArabia pic.twitter.com/fXlaw9meeV
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 20, 2023