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“Never Played Football” – Cristiano Ronaldo & Neymar’s Critics Silenced by Famed Saudi Journalist

Published 11/21/2023, 6:59 AM EST

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Neymar Jr and Cristiano Ronaldo have become the faces of the Saudi Pro League following their move to the Middle East. The two players have played a key role in transforming the league into one of the hottest attractions. However, many critics have questioned the duo’s motive, style of play, and impact on their respective sides. A prominent Saudi journalist jumped in their defense, with the pair yet to respond to any of these claims.

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During an interview, the prominent journalist went all guns blazing on the critics questioning their qualifications. Cristiano and Neymar have suffered a lot of flak following their move to the Saudi Pro League. However, despite that, the reporter showered praise on the soccer icons.

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Multiple soccer critics have opened up a bandwagon of criticism against Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar’s performance. Many have questioned if the duo have still what it takes to function at the highest level. However, their questions have received a blunt response from prominent Saudi journalist Saud Al Sarami.

Sarami, during a recent interview, questioned the critics who persist in criticizing Cristiano and Neymar. The renowned journalists stated, “It is unreasonable to answer a technical analyst who has never played football and criticize Ronaldo or Neymar.”


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Despite the judgment, Cristiano has shown a distinct side to his game this season. While the Portuguese seemed a little off his game last season, he’s bounced back hungrier than ever. The player has been in fine form this season, emerging as the front-runner for the Golden Boot in the Saudi Pro League.



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The Al Nassr skipper has been in red-hot form. Ronaldo has emerged as the top scorer for Al Nassr and Portugal this season, guiding them in their respective campaigns. The player in his 17 outings for Al Nassr has founded the back of the net 16 times while making nine crucial assists.

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Cristiano has carried over the form to Portugal during the Euro Qualifiers. The Portuguese talisman has fired ten goals during the Qualifiers, sitting just behind Romelu Lukaku for most goals. With the player continuing to deliver one high-performance game after another, fans will hope that the superstar is at his best during the highly anticipated game against Al-Hilal.

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Written by:

Saurabh Saket


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While soccer was never my first love, I never realized when I turned into an avid fan who jumps at every missed goal-scoring opportunity. I'm a passionate Borussia Dortmund fan despite my side not lifting the league title in the last twelve years. I love to talk about tiny aspects of the game, discussing every little detail.
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Jacob Gijy