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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al Nassr unveiling gets more views than Lionel Messi’s World Cup winning moment- Reports

Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi (Source: Twitter)


Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al Nassr unveiling gets more views than Lionel Messi’s World Cup winning moment- Reports

Three billion people watched the unveiling of Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo as the new singer for the Saudi Arabian team Al Nassr on 40 different channels. It reportedly generated more views than Lionel Messi‘s World Cup triumph in Qatar.

This is an impressive accom plishment, especially in light of the fact that the 2022 World Cup final, in which Argentina’s legendary Lionel Messi won the championship, only received 2.5 billion views across all platforms. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner signed a staggering €200 million contract with the Saudi club. When Ronaldo arrived in Riyadh, the city’s streets were thronged with supporters, and billboards hailed his historic entry into the Asian nation.

Despite moving to a continent with less developed football, Ronaldo is still incredibly popular around the world, as evidenced by the fact that his unveiling received more views than the World Cup final.

Ronaldo’s every move is closely watched by the media and his devoted fans due to his enormous social media following. It is not surprising that the transfer announcement of his new team would draw such large audiences.

Cristiano Ronaldo generates massive hype for his arrival at Al Nassr

Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival in Saudi Arabia attracted more attention than Argentina’s historic victory over the defending champions France in Ronaldo’s final season because the superstar Portuguese player had one of the most trying seasons of both his professional and personal lives, losing his child and seeing his playing time reduced by Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag game after game.

Another factor might be that Ronaldo is regarded as one of the best players in football history, and his move to a new team has always been a big deal. Fans and the media were both curious to learn where he would end up, so the news of his transfer to Al Nassr sparked a lot of interest.

However, it should be noted that whereas the 2.5 billion views for the World Cup final were seen on all channels, the three billion views for Ronaldo’s unveiling were dispersed across 40 different channels. Due to the lack of widespread reporting, the World Cup final may have received more overall views than Cristiano Ronaldo’s debut.

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