It was not a lie. There really was a club that was trying to sign Cristiano Ronaldo (Al Nasr).
The British media ‘Mirror’ reported on the 8th (Korean time) that ‘Ronaldo claimed to have received several offers from other teams besides Al Nasr, and this has been proven true’.
According to the mirror, the prestigious Brazilian club Corinthians has been looking for Ronaldo.
“We made an offer to Ronaldo,” said Corinthians president Monteiro Alves. paid 20 times as much.’ 토토사이트
Ronaldo said at the time of joining Al-Nasr, “People don’t know, but I had the opportunity to go to Europe, Brazil, Australia, the USA and even Portugal. A lot of clubs tried to sign me,” he claimed. Given the
recent transfer market atmosphere, it was hard to believe. Ronaldo had already been looking for a new team in Europe since June of last year. broke his contract with Manchester United in November, and was on the bench from the round of 16 at the World Cup in Qatar.
‘Ronaldo was ridiculed by pundits and fans alike when he claimed in a press conference that he had received offers from clubs around the world,’ said Mirror. The allegations now appear to be true.’
Al-Nassr promised Ronaldo a sum of £173m a year (about 270 billion won).
Chairman Alves recalled, “I negotiated with Jorge Mendes (Ronaldo’s former agent). In fact, I hoped he would not accept it (laughs). It’s a joke. I thought it was a fun attempt.”
Ronaldo said: “I am very proud to have made this important decision in my life. My job in Europe is done. I have won all competitions. I have played for the best club in Europe. Now I am starting a new challenge.” I was looking forward to a fresh start.
Meanwhile, Ronaldo was suspended for two matches by the English Football Association in November last year. Ronaldo has yet to make his debut as the ruling is interpreted that the disposition also applies in Saudi Arabia.