Cristiano Ronaldo Set to Conquer WWE Wrestling
Football icon Cristiano Ronaldo is in talks with Crown Jewel show to feature in WWE wrestling show to be held in Saudi Arabia.
Ronaldo’s Debut Appearance
According to reports from Saudi Arabia, WWE is actively pursuing a deal to secure Ronaldo’s debut appearance in a wrestling event. The 38-year-old superstar would be offered a substantial appearance fee to participate.
If Ronaldo agrees to join the WWE, he would join the ranks of other footballers who have ventured into the wrestling world. Notable examples include Adebayo Akinfenwa and Grant Holt. CR7’s former Manchester United teammate Wayne Rooney made a memorable appearance at a WWE Raw event in 2015.
CR7’s Physical Prowess and Potential
Cristiano, known for his exceptional physical prowess, has maintained an impressive level of fitness. NXT star Apollo Crews believes that Ronaldo’s mentality and athleticism make him an ideal candidate for professional wrestling.
“Honestly, with that mentality to be a top athlete in the world on that level, I think just on the mentality alone he would’ve done okay. When you start the physical part, that’s a different story, though, for most people. But again, (he’s) a world-Saudi Arabia have a lucrative deal to host WWE events. And the Crown Jewel later this year will be the tenth show held by the country,” stated Apollo.
Expanding the Spectacle
The highly anticipated fifth edition of the Crown Jewel show is scheduled to take place in Saudi Arabia on November 4. WWE is determined to surpass previous events and boost revenue, exploring avenues to enhance the spectacle.
A Lucrative Partnership
Saudi Arabia has formed a profitable alliance with WWE, hosting numerous events, including the upcoming tenth show, Crown Jewel. In last year’s edition, Logan Paul battled Roman Reigns in an unforgettable showdown.