Ronaldo could’ve lined up alongside Aguero, Costa and more.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has been plans for an end-of-season all-star friendly game shelved after clubs vetoed the idea, according to the Daily Mail.
Five Winners & Five Losers From Champions League Week, Featuring Arsenal, Man City, Suarez & Ronaldo
Thierry Henry Best XI After Arsenal Legend Hails Barcelona’s Lionel Messi As Better Than Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid transfer news
The Portuguese forward’s agent Jorge Mendes had been one of the backers for the plan, which would’ve seen an all-star Europe XI take on a Rest-of-the-world side at Ajax’s Amsterdam Arena.
Stars such as Chelsea’s Diego Costa and Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero would have been involved, but clubs had been against each player earning £1m from the game, with no profit going to their teams.
Talks were at an advanced stage after secret plans started around Christmas, but it looks as though this NBA all-star style match will not be going ahead.