Al Nassr

Inter Miami's Argentine forward Lionel Messi (C) arrives at Hong Kong International airport with his US Inter Miami CF team on February 2, 2024, ahead of their friendly football match against Hong Kong Team on February 4, 2024. (Photo by Peter PARKS / AFP)

Messi expected to play in Hong Kong despite injury worry: coach

Lionel Messi should be able to take the field for Inter Miami's pre-season friendly in Hong Kong at the weekend despite an injury niggle, coach Gerardo Martino said Friday, to the relief
6 months ago
Nassr's Portuguese forward #07 Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with his teammates during the King Cup quarter-final football match between Al-Shabab and Al-Nassr at the Al-Shabab Club Stadium in Riyadh on December 11, 2023. (Photo by AFP)

Ronaldo says not done yet after 50th goal this year

Cristiano Ronaldo said he had more left in him this year after scoring his 50th goal of 2023 in Al Nassr’s 5-2 Saudi King Cup victory over rivals Al Shabab. [ad] The
7 months ago
In this handout picture released by the Saudi Al-Hilal football club on August 15, 2023, Brazilian forward Neymar (L) poses for a picture with Hilal President Fahad bin Nafel in Paris. - Brazil forward Neymar has signed for Saudi Arabia's Al-Hilal from Paris Saint-Germain, the clubs announced today, joining Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema as the latest big name lured to the oil-rich Gulf state. (Photo by - / Saudi Pro League / AFP) / “The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by - has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [in Paris] instead of [in Riyadh]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require.”

Neymar, Benzema to get first taste of Asian Champions League action

Saudi Pro League superstar Neymar will get his first taste of Asian Champions League football after last season's runners-up Al-Hilal were drawn against Iran's Nassaji Mazandaran FC, Mumbai City FC of India
11 months ago
Nigeria's forward Ahmed Musa celebrates after scoring their second goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON

FIFA bans Al-Nassr from registering new players over Musa’s Leicester deal

FIFA has banned Al-Nassr from registering new players for failing to pay add-ons owed to Leicester City as part of the Ahmed Musa deal.
1 year ago
Nassr's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo watches from the VIP area ahead of the Saudi Pro League football match between Al-Nassr and At-Tai at the Mrsool Park Stadium in the Saudi capital Riyadh on January 6, 2023. (Photo by - / AFP)

Ronaldo clear for Saudi debut on January 22: club source

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo could make his Saudi Arabian debut on January 22 after he was successfully registered by new team Al Nassr, a club source told AFP on Saturday. [ad] Ronaldo,
2 years ago
A handout photo provided by Saudi soccer club Al Nasr FC on January 2, 2023 shows Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo greeted by Saudi children upon his arrival to a private airport in Riyadh ahead of being presented as an Al Nassr player. - Ronaldo arrived in Riyadh ahead of his grand unveiling before thousands of fans at Saudi Arabia's Al Nassr club on Tuesday, after sealing a shock move estimated at more than 200 million euros. (Photo by Jorge Ferrari / AL NASR FC / AFP)

Ronaldo’s Al Nassr move underlines Portugal star’s decline

Unwanted by Europe's elite clubs, Cristiano Ronaldo's steep decline has been laid bare by a move to Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr that signals the end of his reign as one of
2 years ago
A fan holds t-shirt bearing the name Ronaldo and number 7, at the Saudi Al Nassr FC shop in the Saudi capital Riyadh, on December 31, 2022. - Cristiano Ronaldo on December 30 signed for Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia, the club announced, in a deal believed to be worth more than 200 million euros. The 37-year-old penned a contract which will take him to June 2025. (Photo by Fayez Nureldine / AFP)

Ronaldo set for grand unveiling after shock Saudi move

Portugese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will be unveiled before thousands of fans at Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr club on Tuesday, a spokesman said, after sealing a shock move estimated at more than 200
2 years ago
Ahmed Musa with matchball after scoring hat-trick against Al-Qadisiyah in the Saudi Professional League this season

Ahmed Musa bags hat-trick for new club

Nigerian international, Ahmed Musa, on Wednesday announced his arrival in the Saudi Arabian league after scoring hat-trick  for his new club Al Nassr. After firing blanks in two previous games, Musa scored
6 years ago