Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates Al-Nassr’s goal in the Saudi Pro League from the training room. Clock
Crisitano Ronaldo celebrates Al-Nassr’s goal against Al-Ta’ee in the Saudi Pro League from the training room.© Twitter
Portuguese superstar cristiano ronaldo Al Nassr is yet to make a debut as the Saudi club is said to have exceeded its quota for foreign players. When he was launched to great fanfare on Tuesday, the 37-year-old said he wanted to play as soon as possible, starting with Thursday’s home game against Al Ta’ee. But ronaldowhose deal is worth an estimated €200m through June 2025, is Al Nassr’s ninth foreign player – one more than the eight allowed by Saudi football’s governing bodies, as reported by AFP.
Although not yet part of the team on the field, Ronaldo always makes sure that he will cheer his teammates on wherever he is.
Al-Nassr shared a video on social media in which the player can be seen celebrating his team’s goal against Al-Ta’ee in the Saudi Pro League from the practice room.
See it here:
Ronaldo’s reaction @talisca_aa2nd goal pic.twitter.com/6s1hLRRFLAj
– AlNassr FC (@AlNassrFC_EN) January 6, 2023
Al-Nassr won 2-0 to consolidate the top spot. They currently have 29 points after 12 matches, while Al-Shabab is in second place with a gap of 4 points and less than one game.
“Al Nassr has yet to register him as there is no vacancy for a foreign player,” a club official told AFP.
“A foreign player must leave to register Ronaldo, either by selling or terminating the contract with the consent of both parties.”
Al Nassr’s foreign troops have a Colombian goalkeeper David OspinaBrazilian midfielder Luiz Gustavo and forward Anderson Talisca of Brazil and Vincent Aboubakar by Cameron.
(With AFP input)
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