To the pleasure of the Al-Nassr faithful, Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice against Al-Shabab and looked to show off a fresh celebration after each goal.
Ronaldo scored twice from the penalty spot to help Al-Nassr to their most recent Saudi Pro League victory, and after one of his goals he did a traditional Saudi dance in place of his signature ‘Siuuu’ celebration.
Social media users in Saudi Arabia then clarified that Ronaldo had been imitating a traditional dance in which males can use swords.
After dropping their first two matches in the Saudi Pro League, Al-Nassr have won their last two and are now in sixth place. As the season progresses, Ronaldo will look to maintain his goal-scoring pace.On Saturday, Al-Nassr will play Al-Hazm, and Ronaldo will start up front for the team once again.
Cristiano Ronaldo passes up a chance to score a hat-trιck of penalties in favour of supporting his goalless teammate – but is immediately made to rue the decision after he squanders the chance
Many people on social media noticed Cristiano Ronaldo’s gesture of solidarity with his Al-Nassr colleague during Tuesday’s 4-0 win.
The 38-year-old is not known for being selfless, but when Abdulrahman Ghareeb had a chance to score a hat trιck in consecutive games, he passed the ball to him.
The crowd at KSU Football Field was not happy with the decision, and it took Ronaldo and ex-Liverpool player Sadio Mane to get them in order.At halftime, the Riyadh club led Al-Shabab by a score of 3-0 thanks to two penalty kιck goals from Ronaldo and an assist from Mane.
When the home team was given a third penalty kιck, Ronaldo offered it to Ghareeb, who had yet to score this season but was close before his shot Һit the post.The 26-year-old added insult to ιnjury by being the quickest to respond, taking a couple touches, and scoring. Goal disallowed because set-piece taker had two touches in a row, which is against the rules.
Then Ronaldo was spotted encouraging Ghareeb, who is still without his first goal.Last year’s runner-up, Al-Nassr, improved to a 2-2 record after four games thanks to a fourth goal scored by fullback Sultan Al-Ghannam.
Early leaders in the league include Al-Ittihad, who are bolstered by the likes of Karim Benzema, N’Golo Kante, and Fabinho, and Al-Ahli, who are led by Roberto Firmino and Riyad Mahrez. With four wins apiece, both teams have a perfect record.