The Portuguese Star Cristiano Ronaldo he converted a goal this afternoon for to nasrwho beat Abha 2-1, in a match corresponding to the 21st date of the Pro League of football in Saudi Arabia.
The 38-year-old former Real Madrid and Manchester United striker established provisional parity on 33 minutes of the second half with a goal from a free-kick and favored by the lack of resistance from the block.
CR7 thus reached his ninth goal in as many appearances in the team led by French coach Rudi García, who he joined after the end of the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
The winning goal came four minutes from the end and came after the intervention of the VAR, which recognized a penalty that the Argentine referee fernando rapallini ended up validating And here a peculiarity, Cristiano was not in charge of carrying out the attack (frequent practice in his career) but the Portuguese gave way to the Brazilian Anderson Talisca.
In Al Nassr escort with 49 players, Boca Juniors goalkeeper Agustín Rossi was on the bench for substitutes.
In another game of the day, leaders Al Ittihad (50 points) beat Al Fateh 5-1. While Al Hilal, the team led by Ramón Díaz de La Rioja (he was not in charge of the team and the task fell to his son Emiliano), had no problem defeating Al Ittifaq 3-0.
Finally, Al Shabab, with the races of Cristian Guanca (ex Chacarita) and Ever Banega (ex Boca Juniors), drew 2-2 with Al Raed.
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