Cristiano Ronaldo fever was in full effect as the Saudi Arabian League resumed play on Friday, January 6, Newspremises understands.
Several fans invaded the field during the Al Ittihad vs. Al Hilal league game to perform the ‘Siiu’ celebration, which is famously associated with Ronaldo, and this led to some stunning scenes.
The Portuguese superstar put pen to the paper on a two and half years contract with Al-Nassr, following his departure from Manchester United and his contract stipulates that he is set to earn a massive £177 million per year, according to SportBible.
Despite Ronaldo’s absence from the game as he serves a two-game compulsory ban, some fans could not help but express excitement after acquiring the five-time Ballon d’Or winner.
In a video shared online and sighted by News Premises, several fans storm the pitch, but it was not to meet any player in particular on the day.
Instead, the fans did their best impression of Ronaldo’s iconic celebration before engaging the stewards in a brief cat and mouse.
“Cristiano Ronaldo Siiu celebration”
During his time at Real Madrid, Ronaldo invented the iconic “Siiu” celebration.
Fans have grown accustomed to his signature celebration since he left Spain because he has continued to employ it after scoring significant goals.
Several journalists could be heard yelling “Siu” at the forward during his introduction as an Al Nassr player.