Famous Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Saudi club Al Nasr, the team announced on social media on Friday.
The club tweeted a picture of Ronaldo holding up the yellow No. 7 Al Nasr jersey, saying: This will not only inspire our clubs to achieve even greater success, but will also inspire our league, our country and future generations, boys and girls, to become the best versions of themselves. Welcome @Cristiano to your new home @AlNassrFC. ”
Ronaldo’s representatives did not disclose the terms of the deal when asked on Friday.CNN has reached out to Al Nassr for comment.
The 37-year-old has been a free agent, but a big breakup with Manchester United last month made a move quick. Contract.
Rumors have swirled since he left Manchester that he was close to signing with the Saudi Arabian club, but he has so far denied.
In an interview with Talk TV’s Piers Morgan published just before the World Cup kicked off, Ronaldo explained how he felt United had betrayed him and how he showed no respect for manager Eric ten Hag. did.
Ronaldo’s departure from United has ended a bitter and disappointing second term at the club for the 37-year-old, scoring just one goal in 10 Premier League appearances this season.
He was primarily used as a substitute for Ten Hag, refusing to take the pitch against Tottenham Hotspur in October and instead walking through the tunnel in the remaining minutes of the match.
When he first joined United in 2003, Ronaldo transformed from a tricky, skilful winger into one of the best players in the world.
He won three Premier League titles, the FA Cup, two League Cups, the Champions League and the first of five Ballon d’Or crowns before moving to Real Madrid in 2009.
Ronaldo’s return to United from Juventus last year was greeted with much fanfare by the club’s supporters, but his second spell at Old Trafford was daunting as United finished last season without a trophy. It was no match for his first success.
The 2022 Qatar World Cup against Portugal ended in disappointment, but Ronaldo became the first player to score in five World Cups.