Saudi Arabian membership get pleasure from authorities assist in Cristiano Ronaldo chase


The Portugal worldwide is accessible as a free agent after terminating his Man Utd contract.

Saudi Arabia’s sports activities minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal helps the thought of bringing Cristiano Ronaldo to the nation’s home league.

Manchester United introduced they terminated Ronaldo’s contract on mutual consent earlier this week. Having left Previous Trafford for the second time in his profession, Ronaldo is free to affix a brand new membership after the World Cup.

Along with curiosity from a couple of Premier League and Main League Soccer (MLS) sides, an unnamed Saudi membership can also be within the race to signal CR7.

Chatting with BBC, Saudi Arabia’s sports activities minister expressed his pleasure over the doable switch.

“Anything is possible,” he stated. “I’d like to see Ronaldo play within the Saudi league.


“It would benefit the league, the sports ecosystem in Saudi, and it will inspire the youth for the future. He’s a role model to a lot of kids and has a big fan base.”

He added: “It’s the most-watched league in Saudi and the area, and you’ve got numerous followers of the Premier League.

“From the non-public sector, I can’t communicate on their behalf. However there’s numerous curiosity and urge for food and there’s numerous ardour about soccer.

“We will definitely support it if any [Saudi] private sector comes in, because we know that’s going to reflect positively on sports within the kingdom. If there’s an investor willing to do so and the numbers add up, why not?”


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