Cristiano Ronaldo Produces ‘No Look’ Backheel Assist in Al Nassr’s AFC Champions League Tie

Cristiano Ronaldo Produces ‘No Look’ Backheel Assist in Al Nassr’s AFC Champions League Tie

Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe
updated at October 25, 2023 at 9:05 AM
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  • Cristiano Ronaldo's exceptional form for Al-Nassr is showing no signs of slowing down
  • The Portuguese phenom produced a breathtaking assist as Anderson Talisca broke the deadlock against Al-Duhail
  • Ronaldo's Al-Nassr secured their third successive win in the AFC Champions League following a 4-3 triumph over the Qatari side

Cristiano Ronaldo continues to roll back the hands of time with his superlative performances since the start of the 2023-24 season.

After his stunning freekick in the Saudi League clash against Damac, the 38-year-old football icon continued to dazzle in the AFC Champions League match against Al-Duhail, showcasing his proficiency beyond goal-scoring.

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Cristiano Ronaldo played a direct role in Al-Nassr's opener against Al Duhail in the AFC Champions League tie with a backheel assist. Photo credit: @AlNassrFC_EN @ESPNFC
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Ronaldo's stunning assist vs. Al-Duhail

Demonstrating his versatility, Ronaldo delivered a breathtaking assist to his teammate Anderson Talisca, exhibiting his exceptional playmaking skills with a perfectly executed no-look backheel pass, GOAL reports.

According to Fan Nation, Talisca capitalized on the opportunity, displaying his own prowess by skillfully driving the ball home with a powerful right-footed shot, securing an early advantage for the Knights of Najd.

Here is the video:

Ronaldo's brace, assist seal thrilling win

In an enthralling clash at Al-Awwal Park on Tuesday, October 24, Ronaldo showcased a brilliant display, bagging two goals and providing an assist as Al-Nassr claimed a thrilling 4-3 victory over Al-Duhail, as reported by Sports Brief.

The Knights of Najd preserved their perfect record in the AFC Champions League group stages, fending off a spirited comeback from the Qatari champions.

Al-Nassr's crucial win against Christophe Galtier's charges maintained their flawless record in Group E.

Ronaldo receives GOAT accolade

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ronaldo's outstanding performance garnered widespread praise on social media.

The veteran forward's significant impact was evident from the outset as he provided a sublime assist to Anderson Talisca, who expertly converted the opportunity. Subsequently, Ronaldo notched two crucial goals in the latter stages of the match, effectively thwarting any potential comeback from Al-Duhail.

Following the exhilarating seven-goal spectacle, fans flooded the micro-blogging platform X (formerly known as Twitter) to shower the illustrious five-time Ballon d'Or winner with well-deserved accolades.

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Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe is a Ligue 1, Bundesliga, and La Liga editor with five-year experience. He previously worked with Sports Corna and 360SportsGH.