Billionaire Saudi Sheikh’s gift to Cristiano Ronaldo for breaking another record is not what you think

Cristiano Ronaldo, the breaker of multiple records, recently broke another record during the international break, as he became the player with the most international caps in soccer history.

During the recent EURO 2024 qualifiers, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner captained his national side and flourished with his performance. In the games against Lichtenstein and Luxembourg, CR7 found the back of the net a total of five times. And not only that, he has scored nine goals in eight games so far for his current club, Al-Nassr.

Cristiano Ronaldo

The Portuguese veteran is loved worldwide, especially in Saudi Arabia, where he currently plays.

After the international break, Cristiano received a warm welcome from Al-Nassr. He received a cake from the Saudi Club, which commemorates the historical record that Cristiano put up.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo recently posted a photo of the cake he received on Instagram, and it has caused a stir among the 570 million followers he has. The fans and followers believe that the owner of Al-Nassr, who has a fortune, could have provided him with something more expensive that could have been way more commemorative of the occasion.

Many others congratulated Cristiano Ronaldo on his new record

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most iconic players in the world. He is idolized by a multitude of ordinary people and professional sportsmen alike. They have congratulated the five-time Ballon d’Or winner in droves on Twitter and other social media.

Along with the record for the most international caps, CR7 holds a plethora of other records. Ronaldo has scored the most international goals in history (122), is the joint-most Champions League winner (5), and is the second-most Ballon d’Or winner (5).

Cristiano Ronaldo: A different level Maestro at Al Nassr

The legendary Portuguese footballer, is proving to be a valuable addition to the Al Nassr team in the Saudi Pro League. In his debut appearance in Saudi Arabia, Ronaldo scored two goals against PSG with all-star team composed of players from the Saudi Pro League. Since then, he has continued to impress in league play, with an impressive 9 goals in 10 official matches in all competitions.

Ronaldo’s goal-scoring spree started with a penalty against Al Fateh on February 3. He then exploded with a stunning four-goal performance against Al Wehda on February 9, followed by a hat-trick against Damac on February 25. His latest goal came from a free-kick against Abha on March 18. With Ronaldo’s unmatched skill and experience, Al Nassr fans can expect more goals and victories from their team.

Cristiano Ronaldo, following his controversial departure from Manchester United, has regained his form. He is a proof of the sayings “Age is just a number” and “Form is temporary, but class is permanent.”

Tanzeem Rahman

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Tanzeem Rahman is a soccer writer and an editor at SportsZion. Tanzeem's love for the sport began by watching and admiring Cristiano Ronaldo in his early Manchester United days. Having graduated from Germany as an Electrical Engineer, Tanzeem has watched multiple high-profile games throughout Europe from the gallery. His knowledge and enthusiasm for the sport, as well as sublime english proficiency has been an asset to SportsKnot. Outside of his duty, Tanzeem is a gamer, and loves to spend time watching Anime and reading Manga.


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