Watch: Al Nassr Fans Prepare ‘New’ Chant for Ronaldo Ahead of Long awaited Debut

Watch: Al Nassr Fans Prepare ‘New’ Chant for Ronaldo Ahead of Long awaited Debut

  • Cristiano Ronaldo is set to make his official debut for Al-Nassr
  • The former Real Madrid and Manchester United forward begins his Saudi sojourn against Al-Etiffaq
  • He notched a brace in his first-ever game on Saudi soil during an exhibition match against PSG

Fans of Al-Nassr have prepared a new chant for Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of his much-talked-about debut.

Ronaldo, who swapped Europe for the Middle East for a new sojourn in Saudi Arabia, had his debut delayed due to a two-game ban slapped on him by the English FA.

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Ronaldo performed his iconic 'Siuuu' celebration for the first time on Saudi soil during an exhibition match against PSG. Photo credit: @AlNassrFC_EN @AlnassrFans
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He however managed to make his first bow on Saudi soil since inking a lucrative deal with Al-Nassr in an exhibition match against Lionel Messi's PSG, FOX Sports reports.

The Portuguese forward proved why he is touted as the greatest goal-poacher in the history of the sport when he bagged a brace as Riyadh XI narrowly lost to the French champions in a nine-goal thriller.

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The Real Madrid and Manchester United legend will now make his competitive debut against Al-Etiffaq on Sunday in the Saudi Pro League.

Ahead of his official debut, fans of the club, who will throng the 25,000-capacity MrSool Park have morphed a new version of Ronaldo's iconic 'Siuuu' celebration.

In a video shared on social media, fans could be seen with their arms stretched before they collectively clapped after a drum beat, with the crowd bellowing out Ronaldo’s ‘si’ sound, per SportBIBLE.

But, some eagle-eyed TikTok users were quick to claim the thunderous chant was not original and accused the Al Nassr supporters of copying it from Iceland fans.

Ronaldo bags brace in friendly

Cristiano Ronaldo responded to Lionel Messi's opening goal with a quickfire brace in an enthralling exhibition game staged at the King Fahd Stadium.

In what was Ronaldo's first game on Saudi soil since joining Al-Nassr the Portuguese superstar stole the headlines with a first-half brace.

But it was his long-time rival Lionel Messi who drew first blood when he tucked the ball home after he was put through on goal by a delicious Neymar pass.

Messi 'admires' Ronaldo

Sports Brief earlier reported that sharing a staggering 12 Ballon d'Or awards between them, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi faced off perhaps for the last time in their illustrious careers.

Ronaldo led a select side from Al-Nassr and Al-Hilal against a star-studded PSG team featuring his great rival Leo Messi.

The fixture produced an action-packed encounter which yielded nine goals as the Portuguese maestro and Argentine genius traded goals, CNN reports.