Saudi Pro League lands rights deals in Portugal and Italy

Cristiano Ronaldo is unveiled as an Al Nassr player at Mrsool Park Stadium (Photo by Khalid Alhaj/MB Media/Getty Images)

Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV and Italian digital terrestrial television broadcaster Sportitalia have acquired rights to the Saudi Professional League following Cristiano Ronaldo’s high-profile transfer to Al-Nassr.

All of Ronaldo’s matches will be available in his native Portugal via Sport TV, which will show two Pro League fixtures per week. Sport TV will also prioritise matches featuring Portuguese coaches Nuno Espírito Santo (Al-Ittihad), Pepa (Al-Tai) and Pedro Emmanuel (Khaleej FC).

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