Cristiano Ronaldo and his nightmarish night with Al Nassr: songs for Messi, violent football, elimination and penalty?

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Why did a player of Cristiano Ronaldo’s stature decide to go and play in a minor league like Saudi Arabia? Perhaps, since he no longer makes as many differences as before in the European elite, he will try to lower the competition to continue to shine and set records. For example, beat Lionel Messi the race for the top scorer in history: CR7 has an advantage of 25 points (819 against 794).

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It’s a simple assumption, but if so, the start of his cycle in the Arab country isn’t giving him what he was looking for: two games played, both from the start and adding up the 90 minutes, without goals or exciting performances with a raise of the crack that ended without continuity at Manchester United and achieved a modest World Cup with the Portuguese team.

After yours brace and salute with Messi in the friendly against Paris Saint Germain, The season for the Portuguese started with a 1-0 win against Al-Ettifaq in the local league and faced, this Thursday, Saudi Super Cup semi-finals against Al-Ittihad: tough 3-1 defeat for Al-Nassr, who had a pity martinez among his titles and which saw the debut of Augustine Rossi.

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Those led by the French Rudy Garcia they had 64% ball possession, but they barely managed to finish off the goal defended by Marcelo Grohe (former Gremio goalkeeper, 2017 Libertadores champion) three times and without too many dangers. Cristiano suffered from the malfunction of his team and was unable to gravitate.

As if that weren’t enough, Al-Ittihad fans present at the King Fahd International Stadium tried to provoke him by shouting “Messi, Messi, Messi” a comparison that seems to come more from the fans than from the protagonists themselves.

Proof of this are the images that CR7 shared on Instagram, one of which with Leo, and the message of complicity with the Argentine: “I’m very happy to be back on the pitch and converted again! And it’s nice to see some old friends again!” published.

Injury and possible fine

At the close of this Thursday’s meeting, Cristiano Ronaldo received a hard kick and limped off the pitch. The Marca newspaper points out that the former Real Madrid player withdrew from the field due to inflammation in his right foot and that once the swelling has subsided, they will carry out medical studies to determine the extent of the injury.

And the problems could continue off the pitch for him, with a possible penalty from his time at Juventus. Is that he played there during the season in which the Old Lady committed financial fraud, which has now earned him 15 Serie A points.

For this reason, together with 22 other players who have been included in the ongoing investigation, could be suspended for 30 days without competition and miss the next commitments of Al-Nassr, that next Friday he will try to raise his head when he faces Al-Fateh for the 15th round of the local championship.

Source: Clarin

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