Cristiano Ronaldo scores TWICE on his Al-Nassr return through a penalty and a pacey run and finish as Rudi Garcia’s side keep up pursuit of Saudi Pro League leaders Al-Ittihad with thumping 5-0 win over Al-Adalah.
Al Nassr XI: Ronaldo, Gustavo, Gonzalez, Talisca, Sultan Al-Ghannam, Ghislain Konan, Sami Al-Najei, Abdullah Alkhaibari, Abdulelah Al-Amri, Abdulrahman Ghareeb, Nawaf Al-Aqidi
Subs: Abdullah Madu, Abdulmajeed Al-Sulaiheem, Agustín Rossi, Ali Al-Oujami, Ali Al-Hassan, Majed Al-Ammari, Nawaf Al-Boushal, Ayman Yahya, Mohammed Maran
The memorabilia geek was £10,000 in debt when he founded his business, Firma Stella, with the ambition of selling signed gear, pictures and artefacts to sports-mad punters.
We can trace his lifetime ambition back to Worcestershire CCC as a nine-year-old who met Australia cricket captain Steve Waugh and ‘got the buzz’.
‘Instead of a paper round as a teenager, I would chase autographs and collect stuff to sell it. I loved the buzz of selling them for a lot of money,’ he tells Sportsmail at his huge warehouse in Hartlebury, Worcestershire.
‘I started travelling around the world to chase stuff. I went to the F1 in Asia, the Rugby World Cup in Japan, Manchester City pre-season tours. Then I decided, “Let’s make this an empire”.