Cristiano Ronaldo Rejects £173 million Per Season Offer To Play In Australia

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A bold attempt to sign Cristiano Ronaldo by an Australian club for a record £173 million (AU$314.5 million) per season was turned down.

After mutually agreeing to part ways with Manchester United following his contentious interview with Piers Morgan last month, the 37-year-old Portuguese superstar is looking for a new team.

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Danny Townsend, the president of the A-League, revealed bold plans to entice Ronaldo to Australia shortly after Ronaldo left United, but he has since confirmed that the 37-year-old has rejected their offer.

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He told the newsmen, “We had interesting discussions, and there was genuine interest, but it is clear he has other priorities at this stage.”

Ronaldo has been heavily linked to a lucrative move to the Middle East, with Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr purportedly putting forward an offer worth £173 million (AU$314.5 million) per season.

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But following Tuesday night’s 6-1 victory over Switzerland for Portugal, the former Real Madrid and Juventus star denied those claims.

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He responded, “No, that is not true at all.”

Al Nassr reportedly offered a two and a half year agreement that would last until the summer of 2025.

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On Monday, sources close to Ronaldo stated that rumours of a deal being finalised were “nonsense.”

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