Cristiano Ronaldo is arguably the most popular athlete in the world, and his fan base is truly global. His fans are known for their passionate and unwavering support, and their enthusiasm often reaches a fever pitch.
This was evident when hundreds of foootball fans descended on the streets of Tehran on Monday, hoping for a glimpse of their star player after he arrived with his Saudi teammates ahead of the AFC Champions league game against Persepolis.
Several of them even stormed into the hotel where Ronaldo is residing.
Ronaldo’s move to Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr in January 2023 was met with unprecedented excitement from fans all over the country. Upon his arrival in Tehran, supporters started chanting “Ronaldo, Ronaldo,” and pushed past police, filling the corridors and public spaces of the Espians Palace Hotel.
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