Saudi: Ronaldo unveiled as Al-Nassr player at Mrsool Park stadium

Saudi: Ronaldo unveiled as Al-Nassr player at Mrsool Park stadium

Ronaldo said in a press conference that he is 'feeling very good and very proud to make this big decision'

The presentation ceremony of Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo as a player for the Saudi club “Al-Nassr” kicked off on Tuesday evening at the club’s stadium, “Mrsool Park” in the Kingdom’s capital, Riyadh.

Ronaldo, who was wearing the club’s yellow and blue uniform, entered the stadium, with a capacity of 25,000 spectators, amid thunderous applause and cheers from the audience.

The ceremony started with a set of songs presented by the young singer Ayed Al-Qarni.

Ronaldo said, in a press conference held on the sidelines of the ceremony, “Football around the world has developed a lot, and the Saudi national team’s victory over Argentina confirms that, and I am very excited about this new experience.”

Ronaldo reveals the reasons for his move to Al-Nassr Club

He said, “I feel proud and happy with my decision to join Al-Nassr, my period in Europe is over, I won everything, and I played for the best clubs in the world.”

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The Portuguese added, “I am living a new experience, and this is another opportunity to change the mentality of a new generation. I confirm that I had many offers in Europe, Brazil and Australia, and also from Portugal, but I agreed to Al-Nassr club.”

Ronaldo explained, “I chose Al-Nassr because of my great desire to contribute to the development of football in Saudi Arabia, to help the ambitious youth in this country, as well as to learn a new culture.”

The Portuguese star continued, “I am happy to be in the Saudi League, which has developed a lot and has become more competitive.”

He added that he hoped to start playing matches this week.

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