Why Ronaldo's explanation on controversial gesture is a 'stretch' (0:46)
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Ronaldo given 1-match ban for obscene gesture

Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended for one match after appearing to make an obscene gesture following Al Nassr's 3-2 win over Al Shabab, the Disciplinary and Ethics Committee of the Saudi Football Federation (SAFF) said on Wednesday.

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3dRob Dawson

Source: Saudi eye PL stars, inc. De Bruyne, Salah

Players including Kevin De Bruyne, Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk, Alisson, Raphaël Varane, Casemiro and Bruno Fernandes are on the Saudi Pro League's agenda next season, a source told ESPN.

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Al Hilal set Saudi record for consecutive wins

Leaders Al-Hilal set the record for consecutive victories in the Saudi Pro League with a 2-0 win over hosts Al-Ettifaq on Monday.

Gab & Juls react to Ronaldo's 'obscene gesture' in Al Nassr win (1:20)
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Ronaldo criticized for apparent obscene gesture

Cristiano Ronaldo faced a flurry of criticism after appearing to make an obscene gesture following the end of Al Nassr's 3-2 win over Al Shabab in an exciting Saudi Pro League game on Sunday.

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Ronaldo appears to rub rival's merch on crotch

Cristiano Ronaldo appeared to rub an item of Al Hilal merchandise on his crotch following Al Nassr's 2-0 defeat to rival Saudi Pro League club Al Hilal on Thursday.

Aymeric Laporte scores remarkable goal from inside his own half (0:18)
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Ronaldo-less Al Nassr thrash Messi's Miami 6-0

The anticipated showdown between football's two biggest rivals failed to deliver, with Lionel Messi restricted to a late substitute appearance and Cristiano Ronaldo watching from the stands as his Al Nassr team thrashed Messi's Inter Miami 6-0.

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Sources: Unsettled Benzema to stay at Al Ittihad

Karim Benzema will finish the season at Al Ittihad despite the 2022 Ballon d'Or winner wanting to leave Saudi Arabia this month, sources have confirmed to ESPN.

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Socceroos' Behich couldn't pass up Al Nassr move

Australia defender Aziz Behich has said he could not pass on the chance to join Cristiano Ronaldo, Marcelo Brozović, and Sadio Mané at Saudi Pro League side Al Nassr

Does a move to Saudi make sense for David de Gea? (1:06)
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Ronaldo injury puts Messi, Inter Miami showdown in doubt (0:57)
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38dJulien Laurens

Source: Mourinho rejects Saudi Al Shabab offer

José Mourinho has rejected an offer from Saudi Pro League club Al Shabab to become their new manager, a source has told ESPN.