Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal, striker for Saudi Al-Nasr, spoke about his adaptation in Saudi Arabia and the reception he received during his entry to Al-Alami as a new player.
Ronaldo said in an interview to be shown via the Roshen League Twitter account at exactly 7pm Makkah Al Mukarram time: “I remember my first day here, I was a bit nervous as expected, the stadium was full and my family was with me in a new environment, but now the situation has changed. “I’m more comfortable and acclimatized, these are good memories.”
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And if he had a special and unforgettable moment at Al Nasr Stadium, he emphasized: “It’s beautiful, exactly, I remember the first day, my presentation ceremony was amazing, I expected what happened because it was a special day for them too, of course, and not only for me and my family.”
And he added: “It was a completely different day, and I was very surprised. He was special in many ways. For me it was one of my best moments in football. The memories will always be good when you picture the party this way.” “
Ronaldo moved to the Saudi win in the winter transfer period, in a free transfer, for an annual salary that could reach 200-210 million euros annually.
Ronaldo ended the season with Al Nasr finishing second in the Roshen Saudi Pro League table behind Al Ittihad Jeddah who is the title holder.