Here we show you the influence Cristiano Ronaldo has brought to Al-Nassr
As we all know, Cristiano Ronaldo has signed a two-year deal with the Saudi league club Al-Nassr FC. He has become the highest paid footballer in football history who will earn a whooping $200 million per year at the club.
We all know Ronaldo is one of the most influential personality in the world. Al-Nassr has also seen a sudden increase in their social media followers from less than 500k followers on Instagram to over 10 million in just a few days.
Moreover, Al-Nassr now has more followers than many big European clubs. Here is the list showing the social media comparison between them.
More Social Media Followers Than:
- Inter Milan – 8.8m
- AFC Ajax – 7.9m
- Besiktas – 5.2m
- Palmeiras – 4.4m
- FC Porto – 2.2m
- Fenerbahce – 8.3m
- Boca Juniors – 7.4m
- Roma – 5.2m
- Napoli – 3.3m
- Sevilla – 1.9m
The Saudi club has gained 10x followers since Ronaldo’s signing. Inter Milan is one of the biggest football teams in the world but the Portuguese’s influence is extremely unreal.
Cristiano Ronaldo was expected to make his Al NAssr debut against Al Ta’ae in Saudi Pro League but he will have to wait a bit because of the two match ban he took during his time at Manchester United.
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He did his first training session with the club just after his welcome ceremony in front of 25,000 Saudi Arab fans.
Saudi Arab Ready To Break This Law
According to the Saudi Arabian law, an unmarried couple can’t live together under the same roof. But the Arab government has allowed Cristiano Ronaldo and his girlfriend to break the law.
Spanish news agency EFE said: “Although the laws still prohibit cohabitation without a marriage contract, the authorities have begun to turn a blind eye and do not persecute anyone. Of course, these laws are used when there is a problem or a crime”, one lawyer said.
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“The Saudi Arabian authorities, today, do not interfere in this matter [in the case of foreigners], but the law continues to prohibit cohabitation outside of marriage”, meanwhile another added.