The Portuguese star agreed. Cristiano Ronaldo On a huge contract worth 172.9 million pounds ($ 207.5 million) with the Saudi club Al-Nasr.
The 37-year-old’s contract with Manchester United was terminated earlier this month, after a tumultuous relationship with the club’s chiefs only worsened when he made a number of controversial remarks in a TV interview with Piers Morgan.
The contract with Al-Nasr Saudi Arabia extends for two and a half years, at 172.9 million pounds annually – which means that Ronaldo will play until the age of forty, according to the Spanish newspaper “Marca”, and Al Arabiya.net reviewed it.
The Portugal international had been pressing for a move away from Old Trafford in the summer but didn’t get his wish as he was determined to play Champions League football.
Al-Nasr is one of the most successful clubs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as it won the Saudi League title 9 times, and its last victory was in 2019.
In both 2020 and 2021, Al-Nassr may not have won the league, but they managed to win the Saudi Super Cup.
The Saudi giants now have as few of the big stars as they did in the past, such as goalkeeper David Ospina, Brazilian midfielder Luiz Gustavo and Cameroonian striker Vincent Aboubakar – who scored one of the goals in contention for the best goal at the Qatar World Cup earlier this week.
Ronaldo, or CR7, became the first player in history to score in five different World Cups, opening the scoring from the penalty spot in a thrilling 3-2 win over Ghana.