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Al Nassr say Ronaldo has no clause in contract to support Saudi World Cup bid

By Reuters
15 January 2023   |   10:59 am
Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr have denied reports that Cristiano Ronaldo has a clause in his contract where the Portugal forward is to serve as an ambassador for the Gulf country's 2030 World Cup bid.

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