Cristiano Ronaldo, official transfer: welcome from Al-Nassr

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The officialdom was missing; it came via communiqué.

Cristiano Ronaldo is a new player for Al-Nassr. The deal, which had already taken off in a matter of days, became official on Friday evening, when the Saudi club told the world that CR7’s arrival in Riyadh is now official. His new contract will expire in 2025.

“The greatest footballer in the world has officially signed for Al-Nassr,” the club’s official Twitter account wrote in Arabic. The post also shows Cristiano Ronaldo posing in his new yellow-blue jersey, with the ever-present number 7. “This is a historic acquisition that will inspire our nation and future generations,” the club added.

According to data compiled by the Spaniards of ‘Marca,’ the Saudi club will shower the five-time Ballon d’Or winner with gold: at Al-Nassr, in fact, Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to earn a total salary of 200 million euros.

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