Cristiano Ronaldo is presented in victory. Meanwhile, rumors persisted about a return to Europe.
Former world footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is creating a sensation at his new club Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia. “My job was done in Europe. I won everything, I played for the biggest clubs. Now I have a new mission in Asia,” Ronaldo said in his first press conference on Tuesday night.
At Real Madrid, Juventus Turin or Manchester United “break a lot of records, I want to do it here too”. And when asked about his contract, which is supposed to bring him about 500 million euros by mid-2025, he explained: “I am a unique player.” So the unique contract is “normal” for him.
“He had“ many opportunities “,” he received offers from many clubs in Europe, Brazil, Australia and the United States “,” but I chose this club, ”the 37-year-old Portuguese said. Ronaldo had previously passed a medical, after which He showed himself in his yellow and blue number 7 shirt in front of thousands of Al-Nassr fans at Mosol Park.
Clause for the Champions League in the contract?
Despite his statement that his job in Europe was over, a rumor persisted about a contract clause involving the Premier League team. Spanish sports newspaper Marker She reported that there is a clause in the contract that would allow the Portuguese star to be loaned to Newcastle United.
The condition of Ronaldo’s loan deal is that Newcastle land in one of the top four places in the Premier League and thus participate in the Champions League. It could work: Newcastle are currently in third place, and like Al-Nassr, the Premier League club with Swiss Fabian Scheer is largely owned by the Saudi sovereign wealth fund.
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