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UEFA Champions League Winners Playing In The Saudi Pro League by Tgnnews247: 10:31pm On Aug 22, 2023
Several tremendous players have moved from various European football leagues to Saudi leagues. However, the percentage seems to have increased after Ronaldo made a shocking move from Europe to the Saudi pro league during the 2022 transfer window. Ronaldo’s move with the significant spending effects of the Saudi clubs has led several big players to move from Europe down to Saudi Pro League. Indeed, some of these players might not be at their peak, however, they are still filled with experience and passion they have for the round leather game.
Some of these players have won several significant awards before making their move to the Saudi pro league, among these awards is the UEFA champions league which is seen as a European cup that brings different clubs from different leagues to play against each other. Playing in the champions league is like a dream come true for footballers. Because the Champions League is known for its high-quality football, fierce rivalries, and memorable moments that capture the attention of football fans worldwide. It showcases the best players and teams, making it a true spectacle of the European football calendar.
Nevertheless here are the UEFA champions league winners playing in Saudi Pro League now.

1) Christiano Ronaldo

The 38-year-old Portuguese Captain is referred to as one of the goats of modern football due to his tremendous club and personal achievement across Europe playing for the likes of Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Juventus. Ronaldo’s moves to the Saudi League spark several debates as no one was expecting his move to the Saudi League despite there where rumours about his transfer before officially signing for the Saudi club Al-Nassar.

The Transfer was worth over $ 200 million and Ronaldo claimed in an interview that he had turned down several offers to play in Europe and South America. However, Ronaldo is one of the players in the world to have played in the UEFA champions league for 19 straight seasons, a stat which he shares with Lionel Messi. However, Ronaldo is the all-time highest goal scorer in the champions league and the only player to have scored 140 goals and made 41 assists from 183 games.
The Portuguese Captain is one of the UEFA Champions League winners playing in the Saudi pro league as he has won Five Champions League trophies, Four with Real Madrid and one with Manchester United.
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