Roberto Firmino in Saudi Arabia© Twitter
A number of well-known footballers have made the transfer to Saudi Arabia previously couple of months and one in all them was former Liverpool ahead Roberto Firmino. The Brazil worldwide was an integral a part of Liverpool however the journey to Saudi Arabia to play for Al-Ahli will probably be a very new expertise for him. Nevertheless, the fanfare for the footballer was in full show as he reached Saudi Arabia. In a video going viral on social media, Firmino will be seen getting mobbed by followers as he bought down from his automobile. He took photos with the followers and appeared fairly excited after the welcome he obtained.
— وليد سعيد (@Rabanalsafena) July 6, 2023
Brazilian ahead Roberto Firmino grew to become the most recent high-profile participant to finish a transfer to Saudi Arabia, signing for Al-Ahli on Tuesday after his contract with Premier League giants Liverpool expired.
The 31-year-old left Liverpool after eight seasons at Anfield, throughout which period he scored 111 objectives in 362 appearances and gained the Premier League, Champions League and Membership World Cup.
His arrival at Al-Ahli was revealed by the membership in a video posted to social media and comes lower than per week after the staff concluded a deal to signal Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy from Chelsea.
Backed by the nation’s sovereign wealth fund, the Saudi Professional League is luring massive names from the foremost European leagues with the promise of giant salaries.
Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard took over as coach at Al-Ettifaq earlier within the week, whereas Karim Benzema and N’Golo Kante have additionally made the transfer to the Gulf state since Cristiano Ronaldo’s swap to Al-Nassr in January began the development.
(With AFP inputs)
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