DOHA - Football icon Cristiano Ronaldo is close to signing a two-and-a-half year contract with Saudi club.

Ronaldo is on the verge of a sensational move to Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr.

The former Manchester United and Portugal star left Manchester United this month following a controversial interview with Piers Morgan.

In the interview Ronaldo conformed that he had been offered a contract by a club in Saudi Arabia. It was not known which club had made the offer.