The Portuguese celebrity determined towards committing his future to a South American facet.
Corinthians president Duilio Monteiro Alves has revealed the Brazilian membership made a suggestion to signal Cristiano Ronaldo.
Ronaldo grew to become a free agent after leaving Manchester United in November. Following a month of hypothesis over CR7’s future, he lastly introduced his choice to hitch the Saudi Arabian facet Al Nassr.
The blockbuster switch made Ronaldo the highest-earning footballer on the planet. The Portugal worldwide will obtain £250m to function for Al Nassr till 2025.
Talking after his unveiling, Ronaldo revealed he had chosen the Saudi Professional facet regardless of receiving plenty of different presents.
Monteiro Alves confirms Corinthians’ curiosity in signing CR7, revealing they supplied him a £480,000-per-week contract.
“We made a suggestion to Cristiano Ronaldo. A wage equal to what he earned at United, two-year cope with the assistance of sponsors,” president Alves instructed BAND in Brazil.
“I do know he additionally had proposals from Europe. However the proposal from Saudi Arabia was 20 occasions increased. I spoke six, seven occasions with Jorge Mendes and, ultimately, we despatched a proposal by way of one other particular person.”
Along with Corinthians, MLS facet Sporting Kansas Metropolis have been additionally within the race to signal Ronaldo. Nevertheless, not one of the sides was capable of match Al Nassr’s astronomical supply.
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