While Cristiano Ronaldo has been playing for Al-Nassr since January, Lionel Messi is ending his career in the United States. On the sidelines of the test match against Celta Vigo, Ronaldo did not miss the opportunity to tease his eternal rival again.
Saudi Arabia attracts many players with astronomical salaries and has obtained two world stars in Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema. However, Al-Hilal was left behind in poker by Lionel Messi, the world champion decided with his ex-Barça team-mate Sergio Busquets on the adventure at Inter Miami.
When it comes to CR7, Messi has taken the easy route. « The Saudi league is better than MLS, » Ronaldo said in an interview on the sidelines of the friendly against Spanish Premier League club Celta Vigo, which beat Al-Nassr 5-0, according to ESPN.
But that’s not all. The Saudi Pro League will soon “overtake the Turkish and Dutch leagues”, Ronaldo announced: “In a year, more and more top players will come to Saudi Arabia. I paved the way. »
CR7 is quoted as saying by transfer insider Fabrizio Romano: « Serie A was dead – and after I moved to Juventus it was revived. Wherever Cristiano goes, there’s more interest in him.
Europe’s top leagues are no longer bustling these days, Ronaldo said: “European (Site notre bureau spécialisé) has lost a lot of quality. The only league that still works well is the Premier League. It is way ahead of all the other leagues.” However , he’s out of the question for him to be a lifeguard again, the 38-year-old added – the move comes as no surprise given his rumored annual salary of over €200m.