Cristiano Ronaldo Shows Off Incredible Racket Skills in Singapore, Video

Cristiano Ronaldo Shows Off Incredible Racket Skills in Singapore, Video

Isaac Darko
June 4, 2023 at 6:36 PM
  • Cristiano Ronaldo participated in a padel session in Singapore
  • The Al-Nassr forward is recovering after failing to win the Saudi Pro League title
  • And Ronaldo practised the racquet sport in front of lots of cheering children

Al-Nassr superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has indulged in a padel session while on a post-season trip to Singapore.

The 38-year-old is currently visiting the South-East Asian country as he promotes charity initiatives fronted by his billionaire friend Peter Lim, the business tycoon who owns Spanish side Valencia.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Singapore, Al Nassr
Cristiano Ronaldo has showed off his padel skills in Singapore. Credit: @cristiano
Source: Twitter

According to Goal, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner took in a game of Padel, the racket sport that is essentially a mix of tennis and squash.

Footage shared on social media shows the veteran striker looking comfortable and relaxed with a racquet in his hand, as local kids cheer his every shot loudly.

Ronaldo posted on Instagram to his 588million followers on Sunday, saying:

"Coming soon to Asia @primepadelsport - thanks for the rally!', with the post already liked nearly 3.5million times.

Ronaldo's Al-Nassr will play Al-Shabab in the Arab Club Champions Cup, then lock horns against Paris Saint-Germain and Inter Milan in preseason friendlies over the course of a week in July.

Ronaldo misses Al-Nassr win

Ronaldo endured a disappointing end to the season, as Al-Nassr missed out on the Saudi Pro League title.

According to Daily Mail, the ex-Real Madrid star wrapped up the 2022-23 season with the Saudi Arabian side on Wednesday with a 3-0 win against Al Fateh, for which he was rested.

Dinko Jelicic's side could not win the title, finishing five points behind winners Al-Ittihad.

Despite the regretful season, Ronaldo has insisted he will remain in the country and has no plans to return to Europe, despite links with clubs such as Bayern Munich.

Ronaldo injects swagger into Saudi league

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Cristiano Ronaldo's first season in Saudi Arabia ended with a whimper, but with hundreds of millions in wages and unprecedented attention on Saudi football, he may not be the last megastar to grace the oil-rich kingdom.

The fireworks and euphoria that greeted Ronaldo's gala unveiling in January were in sharp contrast to the close of Al Nassr's season when the Portuguese sat out a 3-0 win against Al Fateh late on Wednesday.

Despite signing the five-time Ballon d'Or-winner in a two-and-a-half-year deal said to total 400 million euros ($428 million), Al Nassr finished second in the Saudi Pro League without any silverware, although they qualified for the Asian Champions League as a consolation.

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