Cristiano Ronaldo all set to be unveiled by Al Nassr club on Tuesday

Xtra Time Web Desk: Five-times Ballon D’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo is all set to be unveiled by Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr in front of thousands of fans on Tuesday, according to a spokesman. The Portugese superstar was signed by the Saudi club for a whopping sum of $200 million.

The 37-year-old will arrive late on Monday with his family together with media and technical staff, club spokesman Al-Walid Al-Muhaidib told AFP.

Ronaldo, who left Manchester United under a cloud after slamming the club in a TV interview, will appear at Al Nassr’s 25,000-capacity Mrsool Park stadium in Riyadh at 7:00 pm (1600 GMT) on Tuesday, officials said.

Al Nassr is expecting a full stadium for the unveiling of Ronaldo. He is contracted with the Saudi club till June 2025.

Ronaldo is by far the biggest star to play in Saudi Arabia, although other heavyweights including George Weah, Pep Guardiola and Xavi also had stints in the wealthy Gulf in the twilight of their careers.

Al Nassr, the nine-time Saudi league champions, have called Ronaldo’s signing “more than history in the making”, claiming he will inspire the rest of the league and even the country.