Was this motorcycle gifted to Christiano Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia?

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Claim

Motorcycle made of 22 carat gold, gifted to CR7 (Cristiano Ronaldo) in Saudi Arabia 🤩 #CristianoRonaldo ki toh balle balle

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Explanation

A 26-second video clip of a motorcycle is widely shared to claim that it was made of 22-carat gold and was gifted to the famous football player Christiano Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia. Some of the posts with such a claim can be seen here and here.

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What is the truth?

When searching for the news about a motorcycle made of 22-carat gold gifted to the famous football player Christiano Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia, we found no authentic news reported by any of the news media channels.

We searched for the profile of ‘faisal_abu_sara’ in Instagram as seen in a green-coloured hoarding in the viral video and found a profile mentioned as ‘The Storm Bike’, ‘Dammam Bikers’ in the bio. The words ‘The Storm’ is also seen on the bike in the viral video. The Instagram profile page is filled with photos and videos of the bike seen in the viral video.

The Instagram posts mention that the bike is custom-made and has won prizes in the custom sport bike category. The page also shows visuals of other bikes being customized. The bike in the viral video is seen posted on his Instagram page at least since 2018 and the video is viral with the claim that it is gifted to Ronaldo since the beginning of 2023. One of the videos dated January 2019 show an interview and the motorcycle seen in the viral video.

We have reached Faisal to know more details about the motorcycle and this article will be updated once we receive a response from him. However, it is found that the motorcycle is not gifted to Christiano Ronaldo and is a mere rumour.

Conclusion

It is found that the motorcycle is not gifted to Christiano Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia as claimed. The motorcycle is custom-made by Faisal in Saudi Arabia.

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