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Ronaldo to Make Saudi Pro League Debut on Jan. 22

Fri 20 Jan 2023 | 11:14 PM
Rana Atef

The top trending and most famous football player in the world Cristiano Ronaldo, CR7, will make his Saudi Pro League debut with Al Nassr against Al Ettifaq on January 22.

The game will be hosted at Al Nassr's official field, Marsool Park, in Riyadh.

Rudi Garcia, the coach of Al Nassr, previously said that the first participation of Cristiano Ronaldo's date

Garcia said that CR7 will be on the top of Al Nassr's squad for the Al Ettifaq game in the Saudi Pro Football League.

Reports highlighted that Al Nassr's administration succeeded in enrolling Ronaldo in the team's squad for the Saudi competitions after decreasing the number of foreign players and the end of Ronaldo's two-official-game suspension. 

The two-game ban was imposed by the English Football Association after the Portuguese star smashed a young Everton fan's phone after defeating Manchester United at Goodison Park last year.

Yesterday, CR7 made his Saudi debut in a friendly game against Paris Saint Germain headed by Ronaldo's partner at the top of the game in the past 15 years, Lionel Messi.

Ronaldo scored for the first time in more than two months. He scored two goals with the Riyadh Season team that had different players from top Saudi teams: Al Hilal, and Al Nassr.