Cristiano Ronaldo

Nassr's Portuguese forward #07 Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his team's first goal during the Saudi Pro League football match between Al-Shabab and Al-Nassr at the Al-Shabab Club Stadium in Riyadh on February 25, 2024. (Photo by Fayez NURELDINE / AFP)

Saudi football body suspends, fines Ronaldo over gesture

Saudi Arabia's football governing body on Thursday suspended Cristiano Ronaldo for one game over a gesture he made on the pitch last weekend that was judged a "provocation".
5 months ago
Nassr's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (L) gestures as Nassr's Saudi goalkeeper Waleed Abdullah (C) and Nassr's Saudi defender Sultan al-Ghanam (R) look on during the Saudi Pro League football match (Photo by - / AFP)

Ronaldo effect? Saudi spending spree fuels Asian Cup hopes

Saudi Arabia hope that the influx of foreign stars such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar into their club football will help the national team win their first Asian Cup in 28 years.
6 months ago
Manchester United's Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his third goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Norwich City at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on April 16, 2022. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Tickets for Ronaldo ‘China Tour’ sell out in hours

Chinese football fans raced on Wednesday to snap up tickets to see Cristiano Ronaldo play a rare match in their home country, with multiple online platforms selling out within a few hours.
7 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
This handout picture provided by the media office of Iranian football club Persepolis FC on September 18, 2023 shows Saudi football club al-Nassr's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (3rd-R) posing for a picture with officials upon arrival at Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport, a day ahead of the AFC Champions League group E match between Persepolis FC and al-Nassr FC. (Photo by Persepolis FC / AFP)

Iranians give Ronaldo an excited welcome in Tehran

Crowds of Iranian football fans gave Cristiano Ronaldo a rapturous welcome on Monday as his Saudi team arrived in Teheran for the first home-and-away club tie since the two countries resumed diplomatic
10 months ago
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