“It is a difficult championship to win, but we intend to do it.” Ronaldo’s arrival at Al-Nassr has sparked mass interest in the Saudi club with their Instagram account growing to more than 10 million followers.
“It’s a bit like Pele’s arrival, especially for the development of football, sport and culture in Saudi Arabia,” Garcia added. “It’s great. Great for us, for Al-Nassr. Great for Saudi Arabia.
“Cristiano Ronaldo is more than a player. He is one of the best players in the world. It’s amazing how much it’s put a spotlight on our club. Now everyone knows where our club is around the world.
“We must have gone from 800,000 to 10m [followers] in a few hours, a few days, because of Cristiano’s arrival.”