Cristiano Ronaldo brightens the day of a young Al-Nassr supporter by giving her a signed ball during his presentation

Cristiano Ronaldo brightens the day of a young Al-Nassr supporter by handing her a signed ball in a moving moment during his presentation in front of 25,000 supporters after signing a £175m-a-year contract.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo was introduced as an Al-Nassr player with much fanfare this week
  • He was introduced as ‘the best footballer in the world’ and showed some skills.
  • One lucky fan was hand-delivered a signed Ronaldo soccer ball.
  • Ronaldo pointed at the fan and tossed the ball to her after running into the crowd.

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Cristiano Ronaldo made a young fan’s day at his Al-Nassr presentation when the superstar presented him with an autographed soccer ball.

The 37-year-old striker was officially introduced as an Al-Nassr player on Tuesday after his arrival in Saudi Arabia after agreed to a £175 million a year contract.

Ronaldo was introduced as “the best footballer in the world” in front of 25,000 raucous fans at Mrsool Park in Riyadh, against a backdrop of fireworks, flares and strobe lights.

Cristiano Ronaldo made a young fan’s day at his presentation as an Al-Nassr player on Tuesday

After signing a ball, Ronaldo decided to give it to one of the 25,000 fans at Mrsool Park

After signing a ball, Ronaldo decided to give it to one of the 25,000 fans at Mrsool Park

After signing a ball, Ronaldo decided to give it to one of the 25,000 fans at Mrsool Park

The 37-year-old pointed to a young woman in the crowd that he wanted to hand over the ball to.

The 37-year-old pointed to a young woman in the crowd that he wanted to hand over the ball to.

The 37-year-old pointed to a young woman in the crowd that he wanted to hand over the ball to.

And during part of his performance, Ronaldo showed off some of his skills and tossed soccer balls into the crowd for some lucky fans.

One fan in particular received a special gift from the 37-year-old in a touching moment when the Portuguese star signed a soccer ball.

He then ran into the crowd, singled out one fan in particular, and tossed the ball into her arms.

The supporter could hardly believe her luck as she fell backwards before holding her new prized possession from Ronaldo.

Ronaldo, after pointing out the fan in particular, tossed the ball which she gratefully caught.

Ronaldo, after pointing out the fan in particular, tossed the ball which she gratefully caught.

Ronaldo, after pointing out the fan in particular, tossed the ball which she gratefully caught.

The delighted Al-Nassr fan then presented his new prized possession thanks to Ronaldo.

The delighted Al-Nassr fan then presented his new prized possession thanks to Ronaldo.

The delighted Al-Nassr fan then presented his new prized possession thanks to Ronaldo.

The 37-year-old, whose contract at Old Trafford was terminated in November, has come under fire for quitting the European game and taking Saudi money.

But in his presentation, he said: “This contract is unique, but I am a unique player, so for me it is normal.” I don’t really care what people say. I am very, very happy to be here. I am very proud to make a big decision in my life. My work in Europe is over. I won everything. I played in the most important clubs.

‘For me now, it’s a new challenge in Asia. I am grateful that Al Nassr has given me this opportunity to develop not only football, but also for the young generation, the generation of women. I want to change the mentality of the new generation.’

The Portuguese international also revealed that had ‘many opportunities’ to join clubs in Europe and South Americabefore choosing to join your new club.

Thousands of fans flocked to Al-Nassr's Mrsool Park to welcome their new superstar to the club

Thousands of fans flocked to Al-Nassr's Mrsool Park to welcome their new superstar to the club

Thousands of fans flocked to Al-Nassr’s Mrsool Park to welcome their new superstar to the club

The 37-year-old striker wears the Al-Nassr kit during his presentation in Riyadh.

The 37-year-old striker wears the Al-Nassr kit during his presentation in Riyadh.

The 37-year-old striker wears the Al-Nassr kit during his presentation in Riyadh.

Ronaldo said: “I had many opportunities in Europe and many clubs in Brazil, Australia, the United States and even in Portugal, many clubs tried to sign me. But I gave my word to this club.

I know what I want and I know what I don’t want. For me, it is a good challenge to change and help with my knowledge and experience to develop many important points here.’

Ronaldo was expected to make his debut for his new club on Thursday night, but Sportsmail exclusively revealed how the 37-year-old is suspended as he has yet to serve a two-match FA ban for breaking an Everton fan’s phone. Last season.


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