RFEF invite Ronaldo & Messi for Copa Libertadores finals

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 05/12/2018

The Spanish FA (RFEF) has invited former Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi to the Copa Libertadores second-leg between River Plate and Boca Juniors at the Santiago Bernabeu.

The final has been scheduled to take place at the Santiago Bernabeu on the 9th of December, the appearance of Ronaldo at the Bernabeu would be the first since he left for Juventus last summer.

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A source told AS: "Cristiano would be delighted to accept the RFEF's invitation and watch the game alongside (Leo) Messi in the VIP area, but the wounds of his exit have not completely healed over."

The RFEF stated: "The presence of Cristiano and Messi would be a wonderful message for football, and it would put both players in a setting where they deserve to be."