- Neymar Jr, the Brazilian superstar, applauded the league’s competitiveness and the arrival of fresh talent.
- Despite initial skepticism, Cristiano Ronaldo’s move was seen as a catalyst for the league’s growth.
- Brazil’s captain and joint-top scorer, Neymar, is confident that his homeland’s football fans will tune in to watch the league.
- Neymar Jr joins Al Hilal alongside international talents Ruben Neves, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, and Kalidou Koulibaly.
In a groundbreaking transfer that has sent shockwaves through the football world, Brazilian superstar Neymar Jr has officially joined the Rosh Saudi League, hailing the league’s competitiveness and the influx of new talent.
The player, who previously lit up the stages of Paris St Germain, Barcelona, and Santos, is now set to make his mark on the Saudi football scene. The transfer was sealed with a two-year deal, accompanied by a staggering fee of approximately $98.24 million, which includes various add-ons.
“I think Cristiano Ronaldo initiated all of this, and people labeled him as ‘crazy,’ and all sorts of things. Now, you can witness the league expanding progressively.”
In his role as the Brazil captain and joint-top scorer for the national team, Neymar also expressed his certainty that many football fans in his homeland will be tuning in to catch the league’s matches.
Joining forces with Portugal’s Ruben Neves, Serbia’s Sergej Milinkovic–Savic, and Senegal’s Kalidou Koulibaly, Neymar Jr will be a part of Al Hilal’s dynamic lineup.
This star-studded team will collaborate with numerous players from the Saudi national squad, including Saleh al-Shehri and Salem al-Dawsari. Notably, these two players were responsible for scoring in the 2-1 FIFA World Cup match, where they secured a victory over eventual champions Argentina.
Neymar Recent Move to Al- Hilal
Brazilian soccer sensation Neymar has finalized his transfer from Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) to Al Hilal in the Saudi Pro League, bringing to a close a tumultuous chapter at the French club, which began with immense excitement six years ago upon his Parisian debut. Al Hilal and PSG agreed on a purported $98 million for the transfer.
“Al-Hilal is a giant club with fantastic fans, and it is the best in Asia. This gives me a feeling that it is the right decision for me at the right time with the right club. I love winning and scoring goals, and I plan to continue doing that in Saudi Arabia and with Al-Hilal.”
Some of the perks Neymar will enjoy by signing for Al-Hilal include
1. A private jet at his disposal
2. A huge house with staff
3. €800,000 bonus for every Al Hilal win
4. €500,000 for every post or story he posts on his social media handles that promotes Saudi Arabia.
A breakdown of Neymar’s salaries at Al-Hilal shows the following:
8. €300M over two seasons