Cristiano Ronaldo (38, Al Nasr) was almost injured by a fan who broke into the stadium ahead of the game.
Al-Nassar won 2-1 in the 17th round of the Saudi Professional League in the 2022/23 season against Alta Awon held at Mrsul Park in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on the 18th.
On this day, Ronaldo played as a starter and led Al Nasr to victory. In the 17th minute of the first half, Al-Nasr striker Abdulrahman Garib, who received Ronaldo’s long pass from near the center line, scored the opening goal neatly.
Al-Nasr, who scored the opening goal, equalized at the start of the second half, but Ronaldo, who assisted in the opening goal, once again scored an assist to take the lead.
In the 32nd minute of the second half, when Al Nasr midfielder Ali Alhassan’s shot went off the net, Ronaldo blocked the shot in the middle with his right foot. At this time, the ball bounced off Ronaldo’s foot, and Abdullah Madou quickly connected it with a shot, scoring the lead again. 스포츠토토
In the end, Al Nasr defeated Alta Awon 2-1 thanks to Ronaldo’s multi help. They started their winning streak by winning two league games in a row.
Meanwhile, it was reported that Ronaldo, who performed well at Alta Awon, may not be able to play due to an injury right before the match.
A football fan posted a training video of Al-Nasr players warming up on the pitch ahead of the game on social media. In the video, Ronaldo and Al Nasr players were warming up slowly on the ground, but suddenly a fan broke into the stadium and rushed at Ronaldo.
The fan evaded the stadium staff and ran fast to reach Ronaldo. The moment Ronaldo was in front of his eyes, the male fan fell down as if the pitch was slippery and made a sliding tackle towards Ronaldo.
Fortunately, Ronaldo was not harmed as he noticed the situation and quickly avoided the tackle. The fan who unintentionally threatened Ronaldo was immediately subdued by the staff and led out of the stadium.
Football fans who watched the video understand the desire to face Ronaldo, but pointed out the fan’s actions not only in violation of the rules of the pitch, but also nearly injuring a player ahead of the game.
Ronaldo, who avoided the unfortunate situation of being injured by a fan before the game, scored 5 goals and 2 assists in the last 3 games while accumulating 2 assists that day. He showed off his best performance by successfully adapting to Al Nasr and the Middle East stage.