Solely hours after Cristiano Ronaldo penned a two-year contract with Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr, crowds flocked to a soccer equipment retailer in Riyadh to purchase the five-time Ballon d’Or winner’s new membership jersey.
Abdulmohsen al-Ayyban, 41, and his nine-year outdated son, Nayef, had been amongst these queueing at Al Nassr membership’s official equipment retailer on Saturday the place clerks the place busy urgent Ronaldo’s identify onto t-shirts.
“We’re witnessing a historic second,” al-Ayyban instructed AFP of the deal which he believes “will elevate the Saudi soccer league”.
Ronaldo on Friday signed for Al Nassr till June 2025 in a deal believed to be price greater than 200 million euros.
A large smile stretched throughout Nayef’…
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