Saudi Arabia club Al Nassr announced the signing of star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo early Saturday. The deal signed by the Portuguese star is believed to be worth more than 200 million euros. The new contract will see Ronaldo playing in the gulf nation until June 2025. Given the aura Ronaldo has, there is no surprise that his new club is getting great attention, ever since his name has been connected to it. And the confirmation of the signing of the football star on Saturday has helped the club make a massive jump in the number of its followers.
As per ESPN, the number of followers for Al Nassr on Instagram was under 8,60,000 before the Ronaldo signing was announced, but after the move was made official, it has gone to over 5.2 million.
On Twitter, Al Nassr now has a fan following of over 5 lacks.
“I can’t wait to discover a new football league in a different country,” said Ronaldo while talking about the signing.
The Portuguese star was pictured on the Al Nassr Twitter feed holding a blue and yellow shirt with his favoured number seven printed on the back.
“The vision with which Al Nassr operates is very inspiring, and I am delighted to join my teammates so that together we can help the team achieve greater success,” he added.
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