In a press conference before his debut in the Euro Qualifiers, Cristiano Ronaldo praised the quality and competitiveness of football in Saudi Arabia
Playing in Saudi Arabia for about three months now, Cristiano Ronaldo extolled the competitiveness of football in the country. In a press conference before Portugal’s debut in the Euro Qualifiers, the player stressed that it is different from the Premier League, famous for being competitive, but he did not fail to exalt the country.
“Now in Saudi Arabia it’s a different stage, I won’t say it’s a Premier League, because I would be lying. But I’m very positively surprised, it’s a very competitive league“, highlighted the athlete who also said he was feeling good in the national team, and that he would not have performed otherwise.
Afterwards, there was still time for Cristiano to continue praising Saudi football, which, for him, has many quality players, especially foreign ones, “which give a different quality”. Even so, if it keeps evolving, it could be the fifth or sixth most competitive in the world.
“The teams are very good, the Arab players are good, the foreign players give a different quality. If they continue the plan, it will certainly be the fifth, sixth most competitive league in the world. I’m fine, I arrive with a few minutes. I’m ready to play, I’m prepared“, he completed.
In this way, Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal continue to prepare for the start of the 2024 Euro Cup Qualifiers. next Sunday, the 26th, an hour earlier.
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