Cristiano Ronaldo has declared in Europe that he has “conquered everything” as he made his debut with Saudi Arabia’s Club Al Nasr.
gave Portuguese player Having won the prestigious Ballon d’Or award five times and the Champions League five times, he counts numerous Premier League, La Liga and Serie A titles among his trophies.
Ronaldo revealed that he turned down a number of top clubs following his acrimonious parting-way with Manchester United in November, opting instead to sign a contract with Al-Nasr until 2025.
of that The contract with United was terminated. After criticizing the club in a TV interview with Piers Morgan.
Multiple outlets have reported that the former United, Real Madrid and Juventus forward’s salary is in excess of £160 million a year, making the 37-year-old the highest-paid footballer in history.
In his first public appearance for his new club, Ronaldo said: “I feel great. I am very proud to have made this big decision in my life.
“In Europe, my job was done; I won everything, I played in the main clubs in Europe and now it’s a new challenge for me.
“It’s a great opportunity. No one knows it but I had many opportunities in Europe, in many clubs in Brazil, in Australia, in America and even in Portugal.
“Many clubs tried to sign me but I gave my word to this club to develop not only football but other parts of this wonderful country.”
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The FA suspended and fined Ronaldo.
Ronaldo broke his silence on the explosive interview.
He donned the suit as he addressed the media before changing into his new club’s kit for his presentation at Mussol Park Stadium.
Ronaldo added: “I’m a unique player, I beat all the records there, I want to beat a few records here. This contract is unique but I’m a unique player, so it’s normal for me. Is.
“A lot of people talk and give their opinions but they really don’t know anything about football. Coming to Saudi Arabia is not the end of my career. I don’t really care what people say.”
He was greeted by thousands of fans as he walked onto a stage at Muswell Park, before saying in a brief interview: “I’ll do my best for this club” and posing for pictures and then signing autographs and balls. before being kicked and collected. Crowd.
Celebratory chants of “Ronaldo” and his trademark “siu” echoed around the stadium as Ronaldo joined his children and partner Georgina Rodriguez on the pitch before the presentation ended.
Al-Nasr head coach Rudi Garcia, formerly of Roma, Marseille and Lyon, said: “Cristiano is one of the best players in the world, he is a legend.
“In my life, I have seen that managing a great, great player like Cristiano is the easiest.
“We’re here to win, nothing else.”
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