After she grabbed the spotlight at the ceremony introducing Cristiano Ronaldo to the Saudi club Al-Nasr in Marsool Park in the Saudi capital, the Saudi girl who was chosen by the Portuguese star from among the fans to gift her a football with his signature told Al-Arabiya the details of the situation.
And the little Alia said, in response to the announcer’s question, was she the one who called Ronaldo, “Ronaldo came to me to give me the ball,” denying that she called “the Don.”
She also added, “I thought he would give the people behind me or beside me.”
She explained that she became the focus of everyone’s attention on the field after Ronaldo’s gift, stressing that “the ball is not for sale.”
It is noteworthy that the Al-Asimi Club presented the Portuguese legend on Tuesday at the Marsool Park Stadium in Riyadh, in front of about 25,000 fans who watched the huge ceremony held by the Al-Asimi Club, before entering in front of the fans with his family.
“I am my world”
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo spoke during his presentation ceremony as a player for the Saudi club Al-Nasr, saying in Arabic: I am international.
He also expressed his happiness at moving to the Saudi club Al-Nasr, adding that he seeks to break records with his new club.
In his message to his fans in Saudi Arabia and around the world, Ronaldo said, “I came here to play, enjoy, win, and participate in the culture of the club and the country.. I seek to break records with victory.”
Al-Nasr announced a historic contract with the 5-time Ballon d’Or winner on Saturday in a free transfer deal, after the latter terminated his contract with his English club Manchester United by mutual consent last month.