Riyad Mahrez's Wife Taylor Ward Opens Up on Life in Saudi Arabia

Riyad Mahrez's Wife Taylor Ward Opens Up on Life in Saudi Arabia
Published 2 months ago on Feb 14, 2024

Model Taylor Ward shares the highs and lows of adjusting to life in Saudi Arabia following her husband Riyad Mahrez's surprising transfer. Read her candid insights now!"

Taylor Ward - the wife of former Premier League star Riyad Mahrez - has revealed what living in Saudi Arabia is like after her shock move to the Middle East

Manchester City footballer Riyad Mahrez's unexpected move to Saudi Arabia last summer not only shook the football world but also left his wife, Taylor Ward, grappling with a whirlwind of emotions. Ward, a model and influencer, opens up about her experience in a new documentary series, shedding light on the challenges and surprises of relocating to Jeddah.

In a viral clip from the upcoming Prime Video show "Married to the Game," Ward's tearful reaction to Mahrez's casual announcement of their move captures the raw emotion of the moment. Despite the initial shock, Ward reflects on her husband's pragmatic approach, describing him as "straight-talking" and "to the point."

The abruptness of the transition left Ward reeling, with little time to bid farewell to friends and adjust to the cultural differences of Saudi Arabia. However, as the series will reveal, the Mahrez family, including their young daughter Mila, has begun to settle into their new surroundings.

Mahrez's reaction to Ward's emotional response to the news went viral after he brutally said: 'It's part of the game innit'

While Saudi Arabia is known for its strict social norms, including gender segregation and restrictions on alcohol, Ward admits to finding unexpected comforts in the country. From familiar chains like Nando's to the warmth of the people, she shares her positive experiences despite initial apprehensions.

Addressing concerns about gender restrictions, Ward acknowledges ongoing efforts to relax certain rules and emphasizes her contentment with life in Jeddah. Contrary to reports of discontent among other footballers, Mahrez is portrayed as thriving in his new environment, with no immediate plans to return to the Premier League.

Ward is a social media sensation with nearly 3million followers on her Instagram account

For Ward, the move has meant leaving behind loved ones, but she finds solace in the support of her family, including parents living in nearby Dubai. As she navigates this new chapter, Ward hopes to offer viewers a glimpse into the reality behind the glamorous facade often seen on social media.

Through "Married to the Game," Ward aims to share a more authentic portrayal of her life, revealing that it's not always "roses and rainbows." Despite the challenges, she remains committed to standing by her husband's side, wherever his football career may take them.

As the series delves into the lives of other football couples, Ward's journey serves as a testament to the resilience and adaptability required in the world of professional sports. With each episode, viewers are invited to explore the highs and lows of pursuing dreams in unfamiliar territories, reminding us that behind every success story lies a unique and often untold journey.

Ward said she was 'overwhelmed' after ex-Man City star Mahrez informed her he would be joining Saudi Pro League side Al-Ahli 

What teams did Taylor Ward play for? 

Los Angeles Angels 
The Los Angeles Angels are an American professional baseball team based in the Greater Los Angeles area. The Angels compete in Major League Baseball as a member club of the American League West division. Since 1966, the team has played its home games at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. 


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