Saudi Arabia Benzema sends Cristiano Ronaldo message after Al-Ittihad move

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New Al-Ittihad forward Karim Benzema sent Cristiano Ronaldo a message after joining the Portuguese in the Saudi Pro League.

Few moments after saying goodbye to Real Madrid and its fans on Tuesday, Benzema quickly signed his contract with Al-Ittihad and was unveiled by the club.

The 2022 Ballon d’or winner signed a contract which run until June 2026 and will earn around €200m per season.

Read more : Benzema joins Saudi Champions Al-Ittihad after Real Madrid exit

Speaking on his arrival in Saudi Arabia, the former Real Madrid star hailed Al-Ittihad.

He also sent a message to his friend Cristiano Ronaldo who was the first superstar to join Saudi Arabia in January after parting ways with Manchester United.

“Al Ittihad is a new challenge for me. It’s a good league and there are many good players”, he said.

“Cristiano Ronaldo is already here, he is a friend who shows that Saudi Arabia is starting to get ahead and I am here to win as I did in Europe.”


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

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