Xtra Time Net Desk: Portugese celebrity Cristiano Ronaldo was formally offered by Al Nassr FC at a glittering ceremony in entrance of a packed Mrsool Park stadium in Riyadh on Tuesday evening. The five-time Ballon D’Or winner formally accomplished his signing for the Saudi Arabian membership.
The previous Manchester United, Actual Madrid and Juventus ahead has signed a two-and-a-half-year contract to play within the Saudi Professional League in one of the crucial shocking transfers within the sport’s historical past.
“I’m so proud to make this massive choice in my life. In Europe, my work is completed. I gained the whole lot and performed for crucial golf equipment in Europe. This can be a new problem,” Ronaldo stated at a press convention organized by his new membership.
For a participant of the stature of Ronaldo, who has gained 5 Champions League titles, will play exterior of Europe for the primary time in his glittering profession.
Ronaldo was offered to followers in entrance of his household on the 25,000-capacity Mrsool Park in Riyadh, which can now turn out to be his new dwelling after agreeing on a deal reportedly value as much as $200 million a yr — making him the highest-paid soccer participant in historical past.
Pleasure constructed all through the day forward of Ronaldo’s introduction, with followers making their method to the stadium early in anticipation of his arrival.
Massive video screens on the outside partitions of the bottom had Ronaldo’s picture in Al Nassr’s yellow and blue shirt.
The 37-year-old Portugal worldwide had his contract with Manchester United terminated in November after giving an explosive TV interview by which he criticized supervisor Erik ten Hag and the membership’s house owners, the Glazer household.
It’s not clear if Ronaldo will make his debut for Al Nassr on Thursday as they tackle Al Ta’ee.
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