Cristiano Ronaldo joined Al Nassr on December 30, putting an end to rumors that had been going around for weeks.
Ronaldo’s contract with Manchester United ended in November, so he was free to sign with the Saudi Arabian club.
The 37-year-old attacker joins the Saudi Arabian team, which was formally announced as the Portuguese superstar’s new club.
PostNGR gathered that Ronaldo has decided on the Middle East after weeks of rumors over where he would play next. Ronaldo had been associated with a number of European teams before joining Al Nassr, including Chelsea, Bayern Munich, and, more controversially, Atletico Madrid.
As of right now, Ronaldo and Lionel Messi may square off as early as January 19th, according to PSG Talk.
According to reports, Paris Saint-Germain will go to Saudi Arabia to compete in a friendly game against a combined eleven players from Al Nassr and Al Hilal.
On January 2, Messi will resume club training and, barring any unforeseen circumstances, should make the trip. After leading Argentina to a World Cup victory two weeks earlier, he had been given a lengthy vacation.
Meanwhile, Ronaldo is anticipated to start strong in the Middle East, and supporters will be hoping he will be ready for selection at that point.
Even if Ronaldo’s career has recently suffered a severe downturn, a showdown between him and his archrival is sure to be a spectacle.
Some football supporters think Cristiano Ronaldo’s illustrious career is quickly going down the toilet. The above statement is related to Ronaldo’s transfer to Al Nassr of the Saudi Professional League.
Despite the lucrative nature of the 37-year contract, old’s which is said to be valued at over 200 million euros, Post Nigeria has stated that certain football fans, mostly United supporters, are dissatisfied with the decision.