Cristiano Ronaldo: Al-Nassr's $200 Million Deal, Is ‘GOAT’ Done With Europe?

Ronaldo Joins Al Nassr 

After his acrimonious departure from Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo has been roped in by Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr club with a two-and-a-half-year contract to play in the Saudi Pro League

Grand Welcome
By Al Nassr

Footage: Instagram/alnassr_fc

The Portuguese superstar was welcomed by Al Nassr in a lavish ceremony at a packed Mrsool Park stadium on January 3, with fireworks and pyrotechnics 

Ronaldo Joining Newcastle On Loan?

Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe refuted claims that Cristiano Ronaldo's contract with Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr contains a clause that allows him to join the Magpies

How Much Money
Will Ronaldo Make?

According to reports, Ronaldo is set to receive €200 million per year, making him the highest-paid footballer in history

Ronaldo Is Done
With Europe 

Cristiano Ronaldo, termed himself a “unique player” and said his work in Europe is done as he has won and played for the most important clubs in Europe 

Offer Made During FIFA
World Cup 2022

Al Nassr, the 18-time Saudi champion, made an offer to Ronaldo during the World Cup, which was held in Qatar in November and December. However, the deal was not confirmed until Dec 30

Ronaldo, Al Nassr
Association 

Ronaldo’s association with Al Nassr is expected to put a global spotlight on Saudi football as well on the club which is little known outside Asia. However, it’s seen as a setback for Ronaldo as it brings the curtain down on his career in elite club football

Al Nassr FC: About

Al Nassr Football Club is a Saudi Arabian football club based in Riyadh. It was formed in 1955 and the club plays its home games at the Mrsool Park. The team’s home colours are yellow and blue

Al Nassr: Overall
Performance 

Al Nassr is one of the most successful clubs in Saudi Arabia, with an estimated 27 championships in all competitions 

Al Nassr: Domestic
Performance

On the domestic front, the Saudi Arabian football club has won nine Premier League titles, six King's Cups, three Crown Prince's Cups, three Federation Cups and two Saudi Super Cups

Al Nassr: International
Performance

Al Nassr has scored two GCC Champions Leagues and earned a historic Asian double in 1998 by claiming both the Asian Cup Winners' Cup and the Asian Super Cup

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