The football transfer guru, Fabrizio Romano, has revealed that Major League Soccer (MLS) side Sporting Kansas City was interested in signing Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo before he joined Saudi Arabia side Al-Nassr on Friday.
Romano disclosed this in a tweet via his Twitter handle on Saturday morning.
He tweeted: “Sporting Kansas City were really trying to sign Cristiano Ronaldo." SKC held a meeting before Morgan’s interview and then one more with concrete talks about the prospects of CR7 playing in Kansas City commercially.
“Salary package was huge but Ronaldo decided for Al Nassr move.”
Ronaldo secured a free transfer to Al Nassr on Friday evening.
The former Manchester United forward signed a deal that will see him remain at Al-Nassr until 2025.
The 37-year-old will wear the No. 7 jersey for Al-Nassr.
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