It was, without a doubt, the most unexpected hit on the market. After confirming his departure from Manchester United, after a controversial interview and while he was with the Portuguese team at the World Cup in Qatar, Cristiano Ronaldo began to be linked to Arab football.
At first nobody believed the rumors that arose, mainly due to some statements that the striker had made in the past and due to the interest of other teams in Europe…, but as the days went by they gained more and more strength, until it became real. With a record salary, which broke everything established, Cristiano, at 37, decided to leave the football elite and sign with Al Nassr.
In any case, in his first important game, a friendly against Paris Saint-Germain by Messi, Neymar and Mbappé, he still proved to be in force after registering with a double, exciting all the fans and Arab sheikhs who bet on him.
But everything seems to have gone to the garbage can in the last hours, after Al Nassr fell in the semifinal instance of the Saudi Arabian Super Cup against Al Ittihad by 3 goals to 1.
A video that quickly went viral shows a fierce criticism that a supposed sheikh of the team would have slipped against El Bicho: “Get out of here. I spent 200 million euros and he only knows how to do ‘Siiiuuu’. It is not possible ”, he fired at him, obfuscated.
Another of the issues that Cristiano had to face is that when he left the field after the unexpected defeat, part of the public that was in the stands began to chant Messi’s name to lash him out…