Press reports revealed, today, Friday, that the sales of the shirt of the Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo with Manchester United, by nearly double the sales of the shirt of the Argentine Lionel Messi, the new star of Paris Saint-Germain.
The two stars caught the attention of football fans and followers around the world, during the summer transfer season, after they moved to United and Saint-Germain.
The British newspaper “Sun” reported that Cristiano Ronaldo’s new shirt with Manchester United with the number 7 broke the record for the fastest-selling shirt in the history of the English Premier League.
The newspaper pointed out that the sales of the Cristiano Ronaldo shirt amounted to 187.1 million pounds, which is almost double the sales of the Lionel Messi shirt worth 103.8 million pounds.
It is expected that Ronaldo will make his first appearance with Manchester United in the Newcastle United match, scheduled for Saturday, in the fourth round of the English Premier League, while Messi will miss the Paris Saint-Germain match against Clermont in the French League.
Ronaldo has a special relationship with the No. 7 shirt in his football career full of titles and achievements, whether with the clubs he played for or with the national team, where he achieved many records, while Messi wears No. 30 with Paris Saint-Germain, after he was associated with No. 10 with Barcelona.
Comparison of Messi and Ronaldo shirts