When Cristiano Ronaldo scored his debut goal in Saudi Arabia, Portugal, his home country, also congratulated him.
In the 2022/23 season Saudi Pro League round 15 away match against Al Fateh held at the Prince Abdullah Bin Jalawi Stadium in Al-Hasa, Saudi Arabia on the 4th (Korean time), Ronaldo started as a front-line striker and took a penalty kick in the second half. scored the equalizer.
Al-Nasr, who drew 2-2, continued their undefeated streak of 13 matches and took first place (10 wins, 4 draws, 1 loss, 34 points), ahead of second place Al-Shabaab in goal loss despite playing one less game.
On this day, Ronaldo showed a performance that was below expectations during the 90 minutes. The long-distance free kick, which was a long term, hit the defensive wall, and the dribble was blocked by the defense.
However, just before the end of the game, a golden opportunity came. A penalty kick was awarded in extra time in the second half when the score was 1-2. Ronaldo, who started as a kicker, tricked the goalkeeper and scored cleanly, marking his equalizer and debut goal. 안전놀이터
After the game, Ronaldo said on social media, “I’m happy to score my first goal in the Saudi league. All teams worked hard to get an important draw in a difficult match.”
When Ronaldo scored his debut goal on the Saudi stage, the Portuguese Football Association also reacted.
“The captain scored,” Portugal congratulated, saying “Cristiano Ronaldo opened his first goal for Al Nasr.”