The organizers of the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) tournament will invite Al Nassr football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to participate in their Premium Live Event Crown Jewel to attract a large audience.
According to Spanish newspaper Diario AS, WWE wants to invite the Portuguese icon as a special guest when the biggest event in the wrestling entertainment industry lands in Saudi Arabia in November.
This professional wrestling company has created large fan networks in the Middle East by organizing the annual Crown Jewel event since 2018 in the Middle East region. The entity that owns the UFC, Endeavor, just acquired WWE and their merger has just begun. Organizers wаnted to enhance Crown Jewel’s reputation and potential revenue by securing the appearance of Cristiano Ronaldo.
However, everyone knows that in order to invite Ronaldo to this big event, the partner will agree to pay this Portuguese football superstar a huge fee for his participation. Many celebrities have appeared on WWE’s programming over the years, including athletes such as Wayne Rooney, Floyd Mayweather and Tyson Fury.
The Man United legend joining WWE will make a big splash. Photo: GETTY.
This time, it is likely that Cristiano Ronaldo will be used as the host of the Crown Jewel event, a role usually assigned to guests. The Premium Live Event will take place on November 4 and last year was held at Al Nassr’s Mrsool Park.
The appearance of Cristiano Ronaldo will certainly enhance MMA ‘s prestige and attract more viewers. The Portuguese star’s global popularity is a guarantee for the box office. Recently, Ronaldo was welcomed by thousands of Iranian fans when he and teammate Al Nassr landed in Tehran, Iran on September 18.
Ronaldo’s team in the Saudi Pro League faced Iran’s Persepolis in Group E of the AFC Champions League last night on September 19 and away team Al Nassr easily won 3 points thanks to two goals in the second half.
Ronaldo has great appeal in the Middle East football world after he joined Al Nassr earlier this year. Photo: GETTY.
According to information from Al Jazeera, a long line of fans watched Ronaldo’s flight before the plane landed at Imam Khomeini International Airport . Thousands of fans gathered, cheering the nаme of the Portuguese superstar right after the team left the plane.
Many fans wore Al Nassr shirts with Ronaldo’s nаme on the back as they tried to get a look from the Portugal captain. However, they had to keep a safe distance from this famous star and could not watch his team play against Persepolis because the Iranian club had to play in an empty stadium, due to violations of prevention regulations. CоVID in 2020.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has made an impressive start to his move to Saudi Arabia with 21 goals and seven assists in 25 league matches. In the new season, Ronaldo, in excellent form, scored 7 goals and assisted 5 times in six matches in different tournaments.