Amitabh Bachchan’s Incredible Experience Inaugurating Football Match in Riyadh

Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan was recently in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to inaugurate a friendly match between Cristiano Rolando’s Riyadh XI and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), which was led by Lionel Messi, at the King Fahd International stadium. The veteran actor shared a series of pictures and videos from his trip on social media, capturing his experience of meeting some of the biggest names in football such as Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi, and Cristiano Rolando.

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In a video shared on Instagram, Bachchan called the experience “incredible” and wrote, “”An evening in Riyadh…What an evening…Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, [Kylian] Mbappe, and Neymar are all playing together. And, yours truly invited guest to inaugurate the game. PSG vs Riyadh Seasons. Incredible!” The post was met with reactions from other famous personalities, including India cricketer Virat Kohli, who called it “amazing,” and actor Neil Nitin Mukesh, who described it as an “iconic moment.”

Bachchan also shared pictures from the game night on Instagram, including one of him posing with the captains and officials before the match, and another of him speaking with Cristiano Ronaldo. His daughter, Shweta Bachchan, also shared a video from the inauguration ceremony on social media.

Bachchan’s last film appearance was in the Sooraj Barjatya directorial “Uunchai”, which featured an ensemble cast including Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Neena Gupta, Sarika, and Danny Denzongpa