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WWE ‘working on deal’ to bring in FOOTBALL MEGASTAR for event

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In a surprising turn of events, the wrestling world is abuzz with the news that WWE is reportedly in discussions to bring football icon Cristiano Ronaldo to one of its upcoming shows.

This unexpected crossover between football and wrestling has fans from both worlds eagerly waiting for more details.

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Ronaldo’s Potential Appearance at WWE Crown Jewel 2023

The Crown Jewel event, scheduled for the 4th of November, is set to mark WWE’s second return to Saudi Arabia in 2023.

Interestingly, Saudi Arabia is also where Ronaldo currently plys his trade, playing for Al-Nassr. He shares the field with other notable footballers such as David Ospina, Aymeric Laporte, and Sadio Mane.

Reports from the Spanish media outlet, AS (via WrestleTalk) which were later picked up by several UK newspapers, suggest that WWE is keen on securing Ronaldo’s appearance for the Crown Jewel event.

If this collaboration materialises, Ronaldo is expected to receive a significant appearance fee.

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Wrestling Community’s Reaction

Sean Ross Sapp recently mentioned that he reached out to WWE regarding the Ronaldo rumours. However, WWE remained tight-lipped, providing no confirmation or denial:

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Other Stars to Look Out For

The Crown Jewel event isn’t just about Ronaldo. John Cena, a household name in the wrestling world, is also being promoted for the event.

It will be Cena’s first WWE stint in Saudi Arabia since April 2018, if he is able to make the trip over. Additionally, there’s buzz around Roman Reigns’ next match, which is reportedly set for the same event.

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