Cristiano Ronaldo joins Al Nasr in Saudi Arabia. Tens of thousands of fans are expected to attend the opening ceremony on Tuesday night.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s new club wants to celebrate the football star’s arrival in Saudi Arabia. On Tuesday evening (local time), Al-Nasr Club will hold a “reception for the best player in the world” at Mosul Park Stadium, the club announced on Twitter on Monday. According to the media, the number of fans is expected to reach tens of thousands. The Portuguese arrived in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, just before midnight on Monday (local time).
Al-Riyadh newspaper published a video clip on Twitter showing the 37-year-old descending the red steps of a private plane. Earlier, the Saudi-funded Al-Arabiya news channel published a video showing Ronaldo and his family on the plane. “Hi guys, see you soon,” Ronaldo said happily into the camera.
After the ignominious departure in Manchester United And the reserve role for Portugal in the World Cup in Qatar, the last five-time world football player without a team that turned into the second division in Saudi Arabia. In the future, he will play in a country that has been repeatedly criticized internationally for human rights violations.
According to media reports, Ronaldo should earn the equivalent of around 200 million euros per season, including advertising revenue. He signed for two and a half years.
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