Cristiano Ronaldo’s new club, Al-Nasr, clarified on Tuesday evening that the striker’s contract does not include an agreement to support Saudi Arabia’s joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup.
Al-Nasr stated this in a tweet via his Twitter account while denying reports that Ronaldo’s contract includes an agreement to support Saudi Arabia’s joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup.
Al-Nassr Club would like to clarify that, contrary to news reports, Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract with Al-Nassr does not entail any obligations related to hosting the World Cup.
“His main focus is on winning and working with his team mates to help the club achieve success,” he wrote on Twitter.
Ronaldo joined the Saudi club in December after leaving Manchester United by mutual consent in November on the back of his explosive interview with BBC broadcaster Piers Morgan.
The Portugal captain has put pen to paper on an impressive £175m-a-year deal with Al-Nassr.
However, reports in Spain at the end of December said that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner was set to become an ambassador for Saudi Arabia’s hosting of the 2030 World Cup due to a clause in the Al-Nassr deal.
But Al-Nassr has now denied the allegation as it took to Twitter to brush off reports that the player’s contract includes a clause to support World Cup bids.
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