Asia Cristiano Ronaldo addresses Al-Nassr fans ahead of unveiling ceremony on Tuesday

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo jet off to Riyadh on Monday as he sent message to Al-Nassr fans ahead of his unveiling ceremony on Tuesday.

Ronaldo will play outside Europe for the first in his career and it will be in the Middle-East where the Saudi Pro League awaits him.

After spending months waiting for an offer from a European club, especially a one playing in the UEFA Champions league, CR7 finally agreed that his future is written in Saudi Arabia.

He then accepted the offer Al-Nassr put on his table since the last summer transfer window and joined them on a two-year deal.

Cristiano Ronaldo left Madrid were he spent Christmas holidays for Riyad on Monday afternoon to start his new challenge.

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“See you soon, Al-Nassr fans”, he said smiling in the plane.

Ronaldo has no regret of his choice saying he chose Al-Nassr because of the progress Saud Arabia is making these last years in developing their men and women’s football.

“Al-Nassr’s vision is very inspiring and impressive. I look forward to a different league experience in a different country. I am excited to join my team-mates as soon as possible”, he explained to club’s official website.

“I am fortunate that I have won everything I set out to win in European football.

“I feel now that this is the right moment to share my experience in Asia.”


Aimé ATTI is a bilingual journalist who breathes football and shares his passion on Africa Top Sports

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