Cristiano Ronaldo scored a second-half equalizing goal for Al-Nassr during their AFC Champions League match on Monday, igniting a remarkable three-goal comeback.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first AFC Champions League goal for Al Nassr in a 3-1 win over Istiklol of Tajikistan on Monday night. The Portuguese legend opened the scoring in the 66st minute.
Ronaldo’s goal was crucial for Al Nassr, who were playing in their first AFC Champions League match since 2016.
The Riyadh giants are looking to make a splash in the competition this year, and Ronaldo’s goal is a sign that they are serious about winning it.
After the match, Ronaldo said that he was happy to score his first AFC Champions League goal for Al Nassr.
“I’m very happy to score my first AFC Champions League goal for Al Nassr,” Ronaldo said. “It’s a great competition, and I’m looking forward to scoring more goals in the future.”
Ronaldo’s goal was also a major moment for Saudi Arabian football. The Saudi Pro League is becoming increasingly competitive, and Ronaldo’s arrival has raised the profile of the league even further. His goal in the AFC Champions League will only help to further promote the league and Saudi Arabian football as a whole.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s impact on Al Nassr
the Portuguese has had a major impact on Al Nassr since his arrival in January this year. He has scored 30 goals in 34 games in all competitions, and he has led the team to victory in the Arab Club Champions Cup.
Ronaldo’s arrival has also had a positive impact on the other players in the team. His teammates have said that they have learned a lot from him, and they are motivated to play their best football alongside him.
Al Nassr are now one of the favorites to win the AFC Champions League this year. Ronaldo’s goalscoring prowess and experience at the highest level will be invaluable to the team in their quest for continental glory.
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 36 goals in 2023:
• 31 goals in 35 games for Al-Nassr.
• 5 goals in 5 games for Portugal.
He still has 20 games left to play:
• 16 games for Al-Nassr.
• 4 games for Portugal.
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