Saudi’s Al Hilal FC ties New York Cosmos 0-0 in friendly in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal FC tied Major League Soccer’s New York Cosmos 0-0 in a friendly at the Prince Faisal bin Fahed Stadium. (Supplied)

Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal FC tied Major League Soccer’s New York Cosmos 0-0 in a friendly at the Prince Faisal bin Fahed Stadium in Riyadh on Saturday night.

Luis Figo, who was player of the year in 2000, was among the attendees of the game, as well as a number of former al Hilal stars such as Swedish Christian Wilhelmsson, Libyan Tarik el Taib, and Kuwaiti Bashar Abdullah.

Singer Majd al-Muhandes performed a song for fans present at the game, while paratroopers engaged in a professional show hours before kickoff.

The friendly comes off a historic trip by US President Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia.

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