Portuguese professional footballer Cristiano Ronaldo to play for Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr football from 1st January 2023. Ronaldo set to move to Saudi Arabia after his failed attempt at winning the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
Cristiano Ronaldo To Join Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr Football Club From Jan 1, 2023
Cristiano Ronaldo has been without a club since his mutual exit from Manchester United. He left Manchester United in a sour manner as the club mutually agreed to terminate his contract.
He will reportedly sign in on a two and half-year contract worth 217 million dollars contract with the Saudi Club, as per the report of Saudi Gazette, citing the Spanish media.
As per the Spanish sports paper, an agreement has been reached verbally and the deal could be penned shortly, as soon as Ronaldo heads for Riyadh.
The report added that, Ronaldo would play for the club until the year 2025 and then become an ambassador to help Saudi Arabia co-host the 2030 World Cup.
The report further stated that the contract would earn the former Manchester United and Real Madrid great 200 million euros per year during his 2 1/2 years as an Al Nassr player, and even more in the ensuing the ambassador role.
Saudi Arabia is aiming for the 2030 year World Cup in a joint bid with Egypt and Greece.