Cristiano Ronaldo spoke briefly after Portugal’s 6-1 World Cup victory over Switzerland
After 6-1 victory over Switzerlandthis Tuesday (6), by the world Cupthe star Cristiano Ronaldo denied that he had agreed with the Al-Nassrfrom Saudi Arabia.
In a quick passage through the mixed zone, he vehemently denied that he had said “yes” to the BRL 2.5 billion contract offered by the Middle East team.
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🇧🇷It’s not true, it’s not true“, the star just said, who only made a short stop to wish Pele well🇧🇷
The ace is free on the market after agree to terminate contract with Manchester Unitedat the end of November.
the spanish newspaper Brand reported last Monday that Ronaldo will play for Al-Nassr from January 1having agreed a two-and-a-half-year contract with the Saudi team, a deal worth 200 million euros (about R$ 1 billion) by season.
However, sources told the ESPN that a deal has not been reached. Although Al-Nassr is the best (and only🇧🇷 offer that CR7 has on the table, the star has not signed anything with any club.
THE ESPN found that the striker is fully focused on the World Cup and will make a decision about his future after the tournament.
Al-Nassr already tried to attract Ronaldo in the last transfer window by offering United a proposal to 30 million euros (about BRL 166 million)Besides 275 million euros (BRL 1.5 billion) to Portuguese.
Even having the Manchester United to be negotiated with a team that had in UEFA Champions LeagueCR7 did not consider Al-Nassr’s offer due to their desire to continue playing in a competitive league.
Cristiano Ronaldo went to Qatar for the World Cup with an uncertain future and amid controversy for the interview in which he criticized United, the club’s owners and coach Erik ten Hag. But two days before the start of the Worlds, the parties announced the termination in ‘mutual agreement’.
As found out by ESPN at the end of November, Al-Nassr is willing to offer the star player a three and a half year contractreceiving the ball of 100 million pounds (about R$ 632 million) per season, which would yield to the Portuguese something around BRL 2.5 billion at the end of the link.
sources told ESPN which, as part of the deal, Al-Nassr was willing to pay Ronaldo in a kind of reward for the salary that the player would have received if he had fulfilled the last six months of his contract with Manchester United.
The English club failed to pay 16 million pounds (about R$ 100 million) to the guy with the early end of the contract.
Saudi Arabia, on the other hand, hopes that the Cristiano Ronaldo’s presence in his league helps in the country’s bid to host the 2030 World Cup and I would like Portuguese to stand as a country ambassador🇧🇷
CR7 is still open to the idea of staying in Europe and may wait for a clearer picture of which clubs are interested in signing him before making a decision about his future.