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Cristiano Ronaldo makes Al Nassr debut

Portuguese super-star, Cristiano Ronaldo made his competitive debut for his new club, Al Nassr in their 1-0 win over Ettifaq in the Saudi Pro League on Sunday.

The 37-year-old Portugal captain joined the club last month on a deal that will run until 2025, and his reported earning is more than £177 million per year.

CR7, as he is fondly called, led the line and played the entire game in which Brazilian midfielder, Talisca scored the winner.

Al Nassr are top of the Saudi league, just a point above second-placed Al Hilal.

Ronaldo, who has played for Manchester United, Juventus and Real Madrid, was greeted by banners and cheers from his adoring fans at King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh.

This comes after he scored twice in Riyadh All-Star XI’s 5-4 defeat by Lionel Messi’s Paris St-Germain in an exhibition match last Thursday.

Writing by Tersoo Nicholas; Editing by Tony Okerafor