Neymar entered Riyadh like a rockstar, marked by a sound and light show during his presentation at the King Fahd International Stadium, where he will now develope under the colors of Al-Hilal.
Following his departure from Paris Saint-Germain, Neymar joined the Saudi Pro League on a lucrative deal worth around €100m a year. Neymar, the author of 118 goals and 77 assists in 173 games for PSG, signed up for two seasons with Al-Hilal and left the Paris club six years after his arrival.
Al-Hilal made a grand tribute to Neymar, which was presented in front of more than 60,000 fans at the stadium. However, the Brazilian player will not take part in the match against Al-Fayha.
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Al-Hilal welcomed the former PSG number 10 as it should. The staging was accompanied by a fireworks show on the pitch and Neymar’s face appeared in the sky of Riyadh thanks to a drone. After greeting supporters, Neymar retired while greeting the children who formed a guard of honor for his arrival.
Neymar joins Ruben Neves, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Kalidou Koulibaly and his compatriot Malcolm at Al-Hilal in what promises to be a historic season in Saudi Arabia.
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