One of the world’s greatest football players, Cristiano Ronaldo, could make his WWE debut soon. As per the latest reports, the most followed footballer on social media, Ronaldo, the dashing Al-Nassr forward, could make an appearance at WWE’s next away big event – the Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia, scheduled for November 4, as a 'superstar guest'.
With WWE, for a few years now, staging an event in Saudi, the organisers are keen on cashing in on this chance and making this glittery event grander.
The report in AS suggests WWE’s latest merger with the UFC (owned by Endeavor) to create TKO is said to be behind this out-of-the-box move to bring the former Manchester United star to be part of the Saudi Arabia showdown. Endeavour is believed to have proposed this idea to boost Crown Jewel’s craze and revenue. Besides, a handsome fee is also kept aside to fulfil this dream collab.
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If Ronaldo agrees to join hands with WWE for a special guest appearance at the Crown Jewel Show, he would not be the first one from this section of the sporting world to debut inside a WWE area. Earlier, former Norwich player Grant Holt, German goalkeeper Tim Wiese and ex-Wycombe Wanderers forward Adebayo Akinfenwa have also made their presence felt at WWE shows.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s former Red Devils teammate and England international, Wayne Rooney, had also appeared on a live WWE show in 2015. During a televised episode of Monday Night RAW in Manchester, England, Rooney was spotted sitting in the front row and had a heated confrontation with former in-ring superstar Wade Barrett. As part of the storyline, Rooney even slapped Barrett in the