'It seems like a long time until the next World Cup, but it depends on how my career is going', said Messi.
Midtable Reims extended its unbeaten run to 12 games, which included holding PSG to a 0-0 draw at home in October, and was the better side in the first half.
The legendary actor was invited to Riyadh as the chief guest for the star-studded football match between Paris St Germain and All-star XI.
In an action-packed first half at the King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, goals from Messi and Marquinhos were cancelled out by a Ronaldo brace.
Scaloni also revealed that he prioritised speaking to Messi when he was named Argentina coach in 2018, while the forward was taking a break from international duty following the disastrous World Cup in Russia.
The highly anticipated showdown, which reportedly had more than 2 million online ticket requests, will take place in Riyadh on Thursday.
Lionel Messi, along with his PSG teammate Kylian Mbappe and Manchester City's Erling Haaland, were among the 14 players shortlisted for The Best FIFA Men's Player award.
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FIFA put his overall total at more than 1,200 - over 1,000 of which came for his first club, Santos.
In many aspects, Lionel Messi's career carries a remarkable semblance to that of Sachin Tendulkar, the cricketing legend from India.