IAnd it seemed that the five-time Golden Ball, which took place at the end of December in the Saudi club, had ended the rumors of recent days about a possible loan for Newcastle, owned by Saudi investors, to qualify for the next Champions League. .
“I am happy here, I want to continue here and I will continue here,” Ronaldo said in an interview with the Saudi Professional League, the professional football league in the Kingdom.
And he continued, “I think that if they continue to do the job that they want to do here, the Saudi League can be one of the five best leagues in the world in five years.”
Ronaldo scored 14 goals in 16 matches in the Saudi League, but the Riyadh club ranked second in the standings, behind the Al-Ittihad champion.
At the end of December 2022, the former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker signed a two-and-a-half-year contract with Al-Nassr for an estimated amount of more than 400 million euros.
Since then, the Portuguese star has admitted that some of the local practices surprised him, such as night training during Ramadan.
He noted, “In Europe, we train more in the morning, while here we train in the afternoon, or in the evening, and during the month of Ramadan, we train at 10:00 in the evening.” “It’s strange, but it’s part of the experience, of the memories. I like to live these moments because we learn from these things.”