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When will Cristiano Ronaldo make his Al-Nassr debut & what are the live stream, TV & highlights details?

Cristiano Ronaldo will soon begin his Saudi sojourn in earnest when he takes to the field for Al-Nassr in the Pro League following his sensational move to the Middle East. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner was officially unveiled in front of thousands of fans at Mrsool Park on January 3 after penning a two-year deal that will reportedly see him earn £173 million ($209m) a year.

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star has signalled his intention to make his mark by helping his new club "achieve success" and he expressed a desire to play as soon as possible.

So, when will Ronaldo make his debut for Al-Nassr? GOAL brings you everything you need to know, including where to watch games and find highlights.

When will Cristiano Ronaldo make his Al-Nassr debut?

The first time Ronaldo will be available for Al-Nassr is the January 22 game against Al-Ettifaq in the Saudi Pro League. However, it will not be Ronaldo's Saudi debut, which came three days earlier when he captained the Riyadh All-Star XI in a friendly against Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain.

You can see Al-Nassr's next five games in the table below, along with kick-off times.

DateGameCompetitionKick-off time
Jan 22, 2023Al-Nassr vs Al-EttifaqSaudi Pro League5:30pm GMT / 12:30pm ET
Jan 25, 2023Al-Ittihad vs Al-NassrSaudi Super Cup6pm GMT / 1pm ET
Feb 3, 2023Al-Fateh vs Al-NassrSaudi Pro League3pm GMT / 10am ET
Feb 9, 2023Al-Wehda vs Al-NassrSaudi Pro League5:30pm GMT / 12:30pm ET
Feb 17, 2023Al-Nassr vs Al-TaawounSaudi Pro League3pm GMT / 10am ET

See Al-Nassr's full fixtures and results here.

Where to watch Al-Nassr games on TV & live stream online

Saudi Sports Company (SSC) have the worldwide broadcast rights for the Saudi Pro League, the Saudi King's Cup and the Saudi Super Cup having secured a deal which runs until 2024-25. Games are available to stream live through Shahid - find out how to subscribe on their official website.

Some games may be available to stream live on platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, with the game against Al-Tai on January 6 streamed live on Twitter, for example.

Where to watch Al-Nassr highlights

Highlights of Al-Nassr games will generally be shared on Al-Nassr's official YouTube channel, as well as their social media pages on Twitter and Facebook.

The aforementioned SSC will also share regular highlight packages from the Saudi Pro League on its channels.

Where to buy Cristiano Ronaldo Al-Nassr shirts

Fans of Ronaldo can buy an Al-Nassr jersey - home and away - from the Al-Nassr store at the club's official website.

As expected, the Portugal legend will wear the No. 7 on his shirt, continuing a tradition he followed at Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus.

Find out more about how to purchase an Al-Nassr shirt, as well as prices here.