Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘debut’ in Saudi Arabia: Deployment

I was part of the first Al Jazeera crew to report from Saudi Arabia since the end of the blockade against Qatar. The aim of the deployment was to report on Cristiano Ronaldo’s unofficial debut in Saudi Arabia in the friendly match against Paris Saint-Germain.

The below material was pitched, produced and filmed by me:

Messi and Ronaldo score as PSG beats Riyadh All-Stars (produced and filmed for Al Jazeera English, 2023)

How Ronaldo inspires young football players in Saudi Arabia (produced, filmed and edited for Al Jazeera English, 2023)

Who’s the #GOAT? (Tiktok video produced, filmed, presented and edited for Al Jazeera English, 2023)

PSG vs Riyadh All-Star XI: Updates (Instagram stories for Al Jazeera English, 2023)

PSG vs Al Nassr-Al Hilal 5-4 – as it happened (Contributions for the live blog from the field, 2023)

Other selected works (produced and edited):

Al Jazeera journalists reflect on Russia’s war in Ukraine (Al Jazeera English, 2022)

Japan’s gov’t takes on the Unification Church (Al Jazeera English, 2022)

How strong is China’s military today? (Al Jazeera English, 2022)

2021 in Review: A look back at the main news events of the year – Telly Award gold winner (Al Jazeera English, 2021)

Remembering Japan’s 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster (Al Jazeera English, 2021)

#AJOpinion: solving Africa’s human-elephant conflict (Al Jazeera English, 2020)

Kenya’s human-elephant conflict (Al Jazeera English, 2020)

Philippe Sands: ‘Let’s rethink the concept of genocide’ (Al Jazeera English, 2020)

Ian Zabarte on ‘the most bombed nation on Earth’ | #AJOPINION (Al Jazeera English, 2020)

IFRC President Francesco Rocca: ‘We can’t afford to ignore the climate crisis’ (Al Jazeera English, 2020)

COVID-19 is deepening the crisis for world’s poor | #AJOpinion (Al Jazeera English, 2020)

Mariam Barghouti on Israel’s annexation of Palestinian lands | #AJOPINION (Al Jazeera English, 2020)

Nuclear Gulf: Experts warn of UAE nuclear reactor risks (Al Jazeera English, 2020)

Lawrence Ma: Hong Kong protests ‘wake-up call’ for China (Al Jazeera English, 2020)

Joshua Wong: ‘This fight is not just about Hong Kong’ (Al Jazeera English, 2020)

#AJOPINION: US candidates pander to “the blacks” (Al Jazeera English, 2020)

Rohingya crisis through the eyes of Al Jazeera’s journalists – Webby Award winner (Al Jazeera English, 2019)

Adrian Brown on Tiananmen Square: 30 years later (Al Jazeera English, 2019)