Cristiano Ronaldo was formally introduced in a ceremony in Riyadh on Tuesday, January 3, and is now a member of Al Nassr FC in the premier division of Saudi Arabia.
He reportedly has one of the most lucrative contracts in the history of the sport, earning more than £173 million year from his base pay, incentives, and image rights.
It turns out that a stipulation in the contract, as reported by the Spanish media site La Marca, designates Ronaldo as the World Cup ambassador for his host nation.
The oil-rich nation in the Middle East is anticipated to submit a joint bid for the 2030 World Cup alongside Egypt and Greece.
Read extracts from articles on the clause in the UK Mirror.
A provision of Ronaldo’s new contract, according to Marca, calls for him to serve as an arrivassador for the Saudi proposal.
A stipulation in Ronaldo’s new deal, according to Marca, calls for him to serve as an ambassador for Saudi Arabia’s 2030 World Cup bid. According to reports, the Middle Eastern nation is preparing a joint candidacy for the privilege to host the event in six years alongside Egypt and Greece.
Ronaldo will represent Saudi Arabia overseas, and it has been reported that his coming is a “matter of state.” The agreement comes after Messi’s personal decision to serve as Saudi Arabia’s ambassador.
The top player for Paris Saint-Germain is rumored to receive more than £20 million year in exchange for his efforts to promote foreign travel. During a visit in May, the Saudi government previously paraded Messi.