Cristiano Ronaldo scores first-half hat-trick to continue stunning form at Al Nassr
Cristiano Ronaldo’s spectacular form at Al Nassr has continued as he netted a hat-trick in opposition to Damac within the Saudi Professional League.
Ronaldo’s Al Nassr – gunning for a primary league title since 2019 – travelled to seventh-place Damac hoping to prolong an excellent run of outcomes.
Ronaldo has been having fun with life in Saudi Arabia
And it didn’t take lengthy for Ronaldo to make a mark, with three targets within the first-half.
The Portuguese netted the opener 18 minutes into the sport, changing a penalty by smashing it into the left facet, far past the goalkeeper’s attain.
Simply 5 minutes later, he acquired the ball on the sting of the field and fired it in along with his left foot – the 153rd purpose of his profession that he has scored along with his weaker foot – and that set Al Nassr effectively on their method to a win.
Simply earlier than half-time, Ronaldo accomplished his hat-trick to wrap up an awesome half’s work.
The ball was performed in to him from the fitting facet of the field for a easy tap-in and he scored his second hat-trick in three Saudi Professional League video games for Al Nassr.
This was the 62nd hat-trick of his legendary profession and the thirty second after he turned 30, which means he has now scored extra since hitting that age.
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Ronaldo has scored eight in his final 5 matches
It additionally means he has had a hand in every of Al Nassr’s 10 league targets with eight of them scored by himself and two arrange for his team-mates, all of this coming in his final 5 video games.
Ronaldo’s general profession tally can be now up to 827 targets, an unbelievable report for a profession that has seen him take pleasure in success in 5 totally different nations.