Ronaldo reveals what Saudi Arabia needs to be among world’s top five leagues
Al Nassr forward Cristiano Ronaldo has said the Saudi Pro League could become one of the top five leagues in the world.
Ronaldo arrived from Manchester United in January in a deal worth more than €200 million.
The 38-year-old has played in and won three of the world’s top leagues with Real Madrid (Spain), Manchester United (England), and Juventus (Italy).
And he is convinced that the quality of football in Saudi Arabia can match that in Europe.
“We are much better, the Saudi League is getting better, and the next year will be even better,” Ronaldo told the Saudi SSC channel on Tuesday.
“Step-by-step, I think this league will be among the top five leagues in the world, but they need time, players, and infrastructure.
“But I believe that this country has amazing potential; they have amazing people, and the league will be great, in my opinion.”
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