Football star and Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo is on his way to Saudi Arabia where Saudi club Al Nassr announced he will display his new team’s blue and yellow colors on Tuesday.
— AlEkhbariya News (@EKHNews_EN) January 2, 2023
Ronaldo shared a story on his Instagram saying “Hi guys, see you soon,” tagging Al Nassr club in the story.
He is due to arrive at Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport late on Monday night, according to a press statement.
The iconic player will make an appearance at Al Nassr’s home ground of Mrsool Park in the Saudi capital on Tuesday where he will appear in front of thousands of fans wearing his new kit at 7 pm.
All eyes on Riyadh as the world's greatest @Cristiano will be unveiled in Al Nassr colours for the very first time ?⌛️
— AlNassr FC (@AlNassrFC_EN) January 2, 2023
Ronaldo will be joined in Riyadh by his family, who will be making the city their new home.
After much anticipation, Ronaldo’s deal with Al Nassr was confirmed over the weekend where the contract will run until 2025, the club revealed. During the signing ceremony, Ronaldo was handed the number 7 shirt with Al Nassr club describing the new move as “history in the making.”