Portuguese football legend, Cristiano Ronaldo, spoke in Arabic at the “Marsol Park” stadium in Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday, during his reception and joining Al-Nasr club.
Ronaldo repeated the phrase “I am global”, as he calls the Saudi “Al-Nasr”, who contracted with Ronaldo, the name “Al-Alamy” because it is the first club to represent Asia in the Club World Cup in 2000, and he is now looking forward to more titles, especially at the continental level after the resounding deal.
newspaper reported dem The Spanish sportswoman said, “Ronaldo is an example for many and knows how to make the fans happy. During his reception at Al-Nasr Club, he encouraged his fans more by speaking to them in their own language.”
Marca said that Ronaldo spoke, in English, about the quality of the Saudi League, expressing his desire to “make people happy.” He also welcomed the youth from the club’s academy, kicked balls into the stands and smiled while taking pictures with his family.
Al-Nasr, who won the Saudi League 9 times, the last of which was in 2019, announced his contract with the five-time Ballon d’Or player in a historic deal estimated at more than 200 million euros.
And Al-Nasr considered the moment he announced the signing with Ronaldo, “This deal is more than just writing a new historical chapter” for the club.
Al-Nasr was established in 1955 in Riyadh and was officially registered in 1960, and began to win local titles with its yellow primary shirt and blue reserve.
Since then, the club has won the league 9 times, the King’s Cup 6 times, the Crown Prince’s Cup and the Federation Cup 3 times each.
Victory lined a golden age during the 1990s.
On the Asian level, he won the Asian Cup Winners’ Cup and the Asian Super Cup in 1998, a title that qualified him to participate in the FIFA Club World Cup in Brazil 2000. He won two titles in the Arabian Gulf Cup in 1996 and 1997.
Thousands of Saudi fans flocked to the “Marsool Park” stadium to watch Ronaldo’s reception on Tuesday.
In a press conference, Ronaldo expressed his aspiration to play his first match with Al-Nasr Club next Thursday.
Dozens of media professionals attended the press conference, even the Saudi Al-Nasr club coach said, “I am surprised by the amount of journalists here that we do not see after the matches. Please always come.”
Ronaldo expressed his thanks for the “warm” reception by officials in Riyadh, before the start of his presentation ceremony.
He said in a press conference minutes after his arrival at the stadium: “I am happy and proud to be here and with this opportunity.”
He described his presence at Al-Nasr Club as “a big decision in my professional life,” adding: “When I made the decision, my family supported me, especially my children, and I am here with my family, so I am happy and proud of this experience.”
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