Cristiano Ronaldo appears to be “amazed” by Saudi Arabia’s sports culture’s improvement, despite criticism from fans and detractors for joining the Saudi Pro League. Saudi Arabia’s massive sports event hosting has ‘amazed’ Ronaldo. Ronaldo, who has scored more than 50 goals in a year at 38, joined Al Nassr in December 2022 and has given popularity to the Saudi Pro League.
Saudi Arabia’s massive sports event hosting has ‘amazed’ Ronaldo
According to goal.com, boxing, Formula 1 racing, and other mega-events have grown in popularity in the Middle East, along with football. Ronaldo, Connor McGregor, and others attended a star-studded fight night on Saturday in the Kingdom featuring heavyweight fighters Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder.
An excited Ronaldo thanked the Kingdom for “taking sports to a whole new dimension” on social media. The Portuguese star’s two-year deal, the world’s largest, expires in 2025, so the country is certain to continue its sports fever. Saudi Arabia will host the FIFA World Cup in 2034, boosting its sports success.