December 05, the first exclusive report on this news by Marca is famous
According to the latest report from journalist José Félix Díaz, Cristiano Ronaldo will start playing for Riyadh Victory on January 1.
As announced last week, the Portuguese footballer’s contract with the Saudi team will run for two and a half seasons.
The striker, who ended his relationship with United two days before starting the World Cup in Qatar, could negotiate with either team and Victory Riyadh showed the most interest from the outset.
As well as a lucrative salary (just under €100m), the contract offers financial incentives through advertising, making the Portuguese the highest-paid athlete in the world.
The total value of the contract between CR7 and Riyadh Victory will be close to 200 million euros per season.
The Marca newspaper also stated that it was naturally impossible to imagine Ronaldo joining the Saudi League a few months ago, but his regression at the competitive level, and even being criticized for his performance in the Portuguese national team, was originally unimaginable.
Victory in Riyadh, their head coach is the famous coach Rudy Garcia, as well as well-known players such as Spanish defender Gonzalez and Colombian goalkeeper Ospina.