Life is capricious. Karma hits back!
Ronaldo, who had previously mocked Xavi and Iniesta for their respective moves to Qatar and Japan, is now set to join Al Nassr – Saudi Arabia football club.
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo 37, has signed a $75 million-a-year contract with Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr football club. Al Nassr are one of the most successful clubs in Saudi Arabia, having being crowned winners of the country’s top flight nine times, with their most recent triumph coming in 2019.
What did Xavi say about Messi vs Ronaldo?
Xavi, who was then employed by the Qatari side Al Sadd, shared his opinion on the Messi-Ronaldo discussion, giving his support to his ex-colleague Lionel Messi.
WATCH: Old Video of Cristiano Ronaldo Goes VIRAL Mocking Xavi
A past video of Cristiano Ronaldo has become WIDELY POPULAR online, which featured the Portuguese superstar taking a dig at Xavi for moving to Al Nassr in Qatar after his transfer.
Throwback to Ronaldo joking about Xavi playing in Qatar.
Netizens are mocking Ronaldo by sharing this old video. Six years ago, he thought it was alright to disrespect Xavi because he was playing in Qatar, and that Xavi was irrelevant simply because of that fact.
Cristiano Ronaldo is a five-time Ballon d’Or winner. He has a vast collection of club honours after a glittering spell at Spanish giants Real Madrid from 2009-18, where he won two La Liga titles, two Spanish Cups, four Champions League titles and three Club World Cups.
He went on to score a club record 451 times for Real Madrid and has more than 800 senior goals overall for club and country.
Ronaldo claimed two Serie A titles and a Copa Italia trophy in three years at Juventus before rejoining Manchester United with whom he had bagged three Premier League crowns, the FA Cup, two League Cups, the Champions League and the World Cup.
He played for Portugal in Qatar, where he became the first male player to score in five World Cups after netting a penalty in his side’s opening Group H game against Ghana.
Do you think Cristiano is going to accept anyone belittling him now, or saying that he’s not relevant any longer because he plays in KSA? What are your thoughts on this, let us know in the comments below.
Cover image credit: Al Nassr Club