Cristiano Ronaldo will play in red at Old Trafford this month

The Manchester United legend has been called up to the Portugal squad for their upcoming friendly against Argentina ... in Manchester.

This month Cristiano Ronaldo will play at Old Trafford, in a red kit, but do not get too excited Manchester United fans.

Because the club hero will not be turning out for United, but instead his nation of Portugal - who have included him in their squad for an upcoming prestige international friendly against Argentina.

Old Trafford will be hosting the event - which will pit the former United forward against Lionel Messi once again, as the two battle for the crown of best footballer in the world.

At the moment there is little doubt that Ronaldo is the man in question.

He has been smashing in the goals for Real Madrid over the past 18 months whilst Messi, who has still remained outstanding, has suffered some of the stickier patches of his young career.

The game, which takes place on the 18th November, is expected to be a near sell out, as Manchester flocks to see their former hero in action.

Expect to see plenty of current Manchester United players in action as well - with Angel Di Maria, Marcos Rojo and loaned out Nani to name but a few.

It should be an excellent occasion.

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