In the ongoing UEFA Champions League group stage draw for the new season, the seeded team Juventus and the second-tier team Barcelona are placed in Group G. This is the first time that Ronaldo and Messi’s team have been placed in the same group in the Champions League. It was also the first time Melo met in the Champions League group stage.
In the past Champions League season, Messi and Ronaldo have played against each other in the Champions League knockout rounds, but due to reasons such as classification and avoidance principles, the two have never met in the group stage.
Due to the second place in the Champions League this season, Barcelona, Juventus as the seeded team, the two finally have a chance to meet in the Champions League group stage, and now with the draw out, the two will meet in the Champions League group stage for the first time.
The last time Messi and Ronaldo played head-on on the field had to be dated back to 2018. In the 36th round of La Liga in the 2017/18 season, Barcelona's home game 2-2 draw with Real Madrid in the national derby. In that game, Ronaldo and Messi each Score a goal. To