Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr have gained over 7.1 million followers on Instagram in just three days after the announcement of the signing of Portugal star, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Gatekeepers News reports that their Instagram page showed that the club followership had taken a quantum leap from 850,000 followers before Ronaldo’s official unveiling to 7.1 million as of the time of filing this report.
The 37-year-old Portugal captain joined Al Nassr on a two-year contract in a deal worth €200m per year with commercial benefits included.
Ronaldo was a free agent after leaving Manchester United following a controversial interview in which he heavily criticised the club.
Al Nassr, nine-time Saudi Pro League champions, described the signing of former Real Madrid star as “history in the making.”
AlNassr tweeted, “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 @AlNassrFC.”