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A fan spent $2.6M for the Messi-Ronaldo match

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, two legends of soccer (soccer), faced each other at the King Fahl International Stadium, as Messi’s Paris Saint-Germain will battle Ronaldo’s Al Nassr.

Obviously, this duel attracted a ton of fans, who were ready to pay a lot of money to see this almost historic duel. In fact, one “crazy” fan of the two legends spent $2.6 million at auction to get a ticket.

For the fan in question, spending that many millions on a VIP ticket was well worth it.

The nearly $3 million ticket was a special item that was auctioned off through the Saudi government’s entertainment arm. The winner sould have been able to meet Ronaldo and Messi in addition to having access to the locker room.

Note that the auction opened at $260,000, and quickly skyrocketed to $2.6 million.

The proceeds from this auction will go directly to charity.

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