Cristiano Ronaldo helps Al Nassr inch closer to Champions League berth in his landmark game

Portuguese legend Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his landmark game in fine style during the Al Nassr vs AL Feiha game in the Saudi Pro League recently

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AL Nassr beat AL Feiha with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring in the 81st minute of the game. The win helped AL Nassr solidify their place in the 2nd spot of the Saudi Pro League table. This win also helps Ronaldo and his side move closer to the Champions League qualifications. 

It was a huge game for the 39-year-old football super as Ronaldo was playing his 1000th Club game. The Portuguese superstar has been a huge revelation since his move to Saudi Pro League in late 2022. 

Al Nassr are currently 2nd in the table as they trail Al Hilal by 7 points. After 19 games AL Hilal lead the table with 53 points with AL Nassr on 46. Al Ahil Saudi is third with 40 points while AL Tawaoun is fourth with 34 points. Iconic club AL- Ittihad is 5th in the table with 31 points. 

Cristiano Ronaldo lauds his teammates after important win  

It was a key game for Al Nassr as they went to Al-Feiha and won 1-0. Skipper Cristiano Ronaldo capped off his 1000th Club Match with a beautiful goal in the 81st minute. This was enough as Al-Nassr held onto win the game and sit pretty in the second spot. 

The Portuguese legend lauded his team and wrote “Good work team” on social media. just recently the 39-year-old was in the news for all the wrong reasons. After losing the Riyadh Cup finals to AL Hilal, Ronaldo had lost his cool at the fans. 

Considered one of the greatest players, Ronaldo was jeered by the opposition fans. There were a few fans who were constantly calling out for Lionel Messi. This prompted the 39-year-old to throw his runners-up medal into the crowd. 

Former teammate Rio Ferdinand recently spoke about Ronaldo and his prediction about a current Manchester United player. Diego Dalot put in a perfect cross to help Scott McTominay score the winning goal at Villa Park. 

The former England great said “Dalot needs a special mention. He is someone I doubted early-on. I remember speaking to Cristiano Ronaldo and said Is he really that good? And Ronaldo said that he will work hard and improve 100%”

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