Fifteen years after losing 1-0 to a Ronaldo penalty in the 1997 Cup Winners Cup final, PSG can finally exact their revenge when they host FC Barcelona to the Parc des Princes for a preseason friendly.
The gala friendly match, to be played in Paris on 4 August, just a week before the start of the Ligue 1 season, completes a prestigious list of friendly opponents after Russian giants CSKA Moscow, Champions League winners Chelsea and italian champions Juventus.
Les Rouge et Bleu announced the news on the English version of their official website, PSG.fr:
A mouth-watering match of football against Barça, just a week before the start of the championship: the launch pad for what promises to be a passionate and thrilling campaign.
Cup Winners Cup 1997 Final: Barcelona 1-0 Paris Saint-Germain