DUBAI: One proof of the former Manchester United player’s magnetic charisma was the surge in followers of Al-Nassr’s followers on Twitter to 3.4 million, from only about 834,000.
In less than 24 hours, around 2.5 million users have started following Al-Nassr’s Instagram account, proving that the loyal fans of The Don will follow him everywhere.
The account is said to have witnessed a 400 percent increase following the announcement.
The club gave a warm welcome to Cristiano Ronaldo on its Instagram account, describing the occasion as “more than history in the making.”
“This is more than history in the making. This is a signing that will not only inspire our club to achieve even greater success but inspire our league, our nation and future generations, boys and girls to be the best version of themselves. Welcome @cristiano to your new home,” the club posted on Twitter.
Football website @Transfermarkt which focuses on player transfers and market values described it as “biggest Transfer in Saudi Arabia’s history!”
“One of the best players in the world officially joins the Saudi Professional League,” wrote the official account for the AFC Champions League.
Source – ArabNews