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Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema & the football stars who moved to the Saudi Pro League

The Saudi Pro League has taken the football world by storm with their transfer activity since 2023, attracting some of the biggest names in the sport and propping themselves up as potential rivals for Europe in being the main destination for talented players.

It all started when former Real Madrid and Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo completed a shock move to Al Nassr in January of 2023, and suddenly millions shifted their eyes to the Saudi Pro League.

The Saudi Pro League clubs haven't stopped since signing the Portuguese legend and continue to surprise the world with the signings of the likes of Karim Benzema, N'Golo Kante, Ruben Neves, etc. However, before these players, Saudi Arabia was still attracting legends of the sport.

Here GOAL takes you through every famous player to have played in the Saudi Pro League.

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