Cristiano Ronaldo, Al Nassr celebrate Saudi's National Day in traditional style

MENA

Published: 2023-09-22 10:14

Last Updated: 2024-06-13 10:43


Cristiano Ronaldo, Al Nassr celebrate Saudi's National Day in traditional style
Cristiano Ronaldo, Al Nassr celebrate Saudi's National Day in traditional style

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will celebrate Saturday its 93rd National Day.

Football legend Cristiano Ronaldo, alongside his Al Nassr teammates, led the festivities for this year's Saudi National Day. In honor of this occasion, the Al Nassr club unveiled a brief film on Friday, featuring their players - among them the prominent Portuguese footballer Ronaldo and former Liverpool winger Sadio Mane.

In the widely circulated video, Ronaldo and his team are attired in the thobe, ghutra, and igal, engaging in the Saudi al-Ardah dance. 

According to Alarabiya, this traditional performance incorporates dance, drumming, and poetic recitations, symbolizing the commencement and culmination of significant occasions like religious events, national holidays, weddings, births, graduation ceremonies, and various other celebrations.

A multitude of events is planned throughout Saudi Arabia on the National Day.