All The Details You Need To Know About The Superclásico Championship Taking Place In Saudi This Week

It starts today!

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The biggest international football teams are currently in Saudi to play a mini-championship over the next two days. If that doesn't show you the Kingdom's undying love for the sport, we don't know what will.

Football teams are here to take part in an international football tournament taking place in our very own Kingdom. The four-team mini championship will include participants from countries like Saudi, Argentina, Brazil and Iraq.

So we've consolidated this article, especially, for you lot.

(P.S. Keep on reading for the in-depth information on the match below)

Image Credits: Twitter/ @gsa_ksaen

The Argentinian team arrived on Sunday (Oct 8)

Paulo Dybala, Roberto Pereyra of Watford and Manchester United's Sergio Romero are already in the Kingdom for preparations before today's (Thursday) match.

Dybala tweeted about being in the Kingdom and it received thousands of retweets within just one hour after posting. Fans of the player and Juventus praised Dybala and welcomed him, declaring their excitement over the match.

The team has been training since Wednesday in preparation for their opening match against Iraq.

The following day (Oct 9), our neighboring Iraqi players were greeted at the Riyadh airport

The Iraqi team arrived at the Riyadh airport on Monday, just a day after the Argentinian team's arrival.

The Brazilian team arrived last on Wednesday (night before the opening)

Neymar, Jesus, Coutinho, Casemiro and Firmino all arrived and were warmly-welcomed by organisers of the match in Saudi.

Superclásico deets (when and where to watch):

The Superclásico match will take place between October 11-16 and Saudi residents can all watch live. The Argentinian team will go against Iraq on the first day of the championship on October 11 in Riyadh and the former team will compete against Brazil on the last day (16th) in Jeddah.

Tickets to watch live can be purchased on sauditickets.sa

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Shereen Ahmed

A 23-year old writer, blogger and lover of tea. Shereen enjoys travelling, attempting yoga poses and getting bullied by her Persian cat.

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