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Ronaldo criticized for apparent obscene gesture

Cristiano Ronaldo faced a flurry of criticism after appearing to make an obscene gesture following the end of Al Nassr's 3-2 win over Al Shabab in an exciting Saudi Pro League game on Sunday.

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17dAdriana Garcia

Ronaldo appears to rub rival's merch on crotch

Cristiano Ronaldo appeared to rub an item of Al Hilal merchandise on his crotch following Al Nassr's 2-0 defeat to rival Saudi Pro League club Al Hilal on Thursday.

Aymeric Laporte scores remarkable goal from inside his own half (0:18)
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Ronaldo-less Al Nassr thrash Messi's Miami 6-0

The anticipated showdown between football's two biggest rivals failed to deliver, with Lionel Messi restricted to a late substitute appearance and Cristiano Ronaldo watching from the stands as his Al Nassr team thrashed Messi's Inter Miami 6-0.

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26dJulien Laurens

Sources: Unsettled Benzema to stay at Al Ittihad

Karim Benzema will finish the season at Al Ittihad despite the 2022 Ballon d'Or winner wanting to leave Saudi Arabia this month, sources have confirmed to ESPN.

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26dJoey Lynch

Socceroos' Behich couldn't pass up Al Nassr move

Australia defender Aziz Behich has said he could not pass on the chance to join Cristiano Ronaldo, Marcelo Brozović, and Sadio Mané at Saudi Pro League side Al Nassr

Does a move to Saudi make sense for David de Gea? (1:06)
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Ronaldo injury puts Messi, Inter Miami showdown in doubt (0:57)
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34dJulien Laurens

Source: Mourinho rejects Saudi Al Shabab offer

José Mourinho has rejected an offer from Saudi Pro League club Al Shabab to become their new manager, a source has told ESPN.

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34dESPN

Ronaldo injured; status for Messi match unknown

Cristiano Ronaldo said he has picked up an injury, but did not say whether it will rule him out of a match against Lionel Messi and Inter Miami on Feb. 1.

Injured Ronaldo apologises to fans after Al Nassr postpone tour of China (1:28)
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Juls bites back at Ronaldo's Ligue 1 jibe (1:32)
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37dAdriana Garcia

Laporte on Saudi move: Many players unhappy

Al Nassr defender Aymeric Laporte has said many players like him who joined Saudi Pro League clubs last summer are "dissatisfied," citing working conditions and broken promises.