CR7 preferred to keep its distance.
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Cristiano Ronaldo He is one of the most sought-after footballers to be the image of different campaigns around the world and that is one of his main income, so he can afford to reject offers, no matter how millionaires they are, such as the most recent one that has been revealed.
According to The Telegraph, eThe Portuguese star refused to participate in a campaign by the Middle Eastern country to boost tourism, which included the footballer’s visits to Saudi Arabia and a salary of $ 7.1 million annually.
The newspaper report indicates that the reason for Cristiano Ronaldo’s refusal is due to the fact that the Arab country is in the middle of an international scandal over its human rights history, and who seek to use sport to clean up their image, so he He didn’t want to be a part of this.
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In the newspaper publication it is also mentioned that Leo Messi was wanted to star in the campaign in the face of CR7’s refusal, but the team that manages the Argentine gave the same answer to the Arabs.