The new season of the world’s biggest club football, the Champions League, sets to be an interesting and intriguing one, as two of the best players in the game sets to clash once more.
The fans of Uefa Champions League are already looking forward to the commencement of the new season, not just because the draw for the group stage has been done, but because Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been paired to fave each other in one of the games.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are set to battle each other again this season, after their clubs Barcelona and Juventus were paired together in Group G.
Their rivalry became intense when Cristiano Ronaldo moved to Spanish club, Real Madrid from Manchester United in a world record deal at that time.
He was with the Spanish champions for over nine years, clashing with Lionel Messi’s Barcelona every year until he moved to Italian giants, Juventus, two years ago. The other teams in the group include Dynamo Kyiv and Ferencvaros.
The Defending Champions, Bayern Munich will struggle it out with Atletico Madrid, Red Bull Salzberg, and Lokomotiv Moscow in Group A.
See full draw below.
Group A: Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, Red Bull Salzberg, Lokomotiv Moscow.
Group B: Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Inter Milan, Borussia Moonchengladbach.
Group C: FC Porto, Manchester City, Olympiakos, Marseille.
Group D: Liverpool, Ajax, Atalanta, Midtjylland.
Group E: Sevilla, Chelsea, Krasnodar, Rennes.
Group F: Zenit St Petersburg, Borussia Dortmund, Lazio, Club Brugge.
Group G: Juventus, Barcelona, Dynamo Kyiv, Ferencvaros.
Group H: Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United, RB Leipzig, Istanbul Basaksehir.