Ronaldo Receives Rave Reviews After Show Stopping Display for Al Nassr

Ronaldo Receives Rave Reviews After Show Stopping Display for Al Nassr

Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe
updated at October 25, 2023 at 8:06 AM
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  • Cristiano Ronaldo put in a sterling performance for Al-Nassr in the Asian Champions League
  • The Al-Nassr captain played a significant role in his side's 4-3 win against Al Duhail
  • Fans could not help but shower GOAT praises on the five-time Ballon d'Or recipient

Cristiano Ronaldo's exceptional display for Al-Nassr in the AFC Champions League clash against Al Duhail earned him an outpouring of accolades from social media users.

The 38-year-old star's impressive performance, including a brace and an assist at the Al-Awwal Park, further solidified his scintillating form this season.

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Cristiano Ronaldo received "GOAT" praise following his performance in the AFC Champions League. Photo credit: @brfootball @AlNassrFC_EN
Source: Twitter

Ronaldo's impact in Al-Nassr's 4-3 win

Ronaldo's impactful contributions began early in the game, setting up Brazilian forward Anderson Talisca with a sublime assist that was expertly converted, as cited by GOAL.

He then went on to score two crucial goals in the latter stages of the match, effectively thwarting Al Duhail's potential comeback, Givemesport reports.

His second goal, which sealed his brace and his team's fourth, proved instrumental in securing a vital victory for manager Luis Castro's side.

The thrilling encounter bolstered Al-Nassr's position at the top of Group E, extending their lead to three points over closest contenders Persepolis after three rounds of intense competition.

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 praises.

Fans heap praises on Ronaldo

@DHOPEST3 argued Ronaldo had a better left than his long-standing rival Lionel Messi:

"Ronaldo has a better left foot than Messi."

@CfaAzizu wrote:


@NoodleHairCR7, an ardent Ronaldo fan, was emotional in heaping praise on his idol:

"Tears, man, he gave us an all-timer number 9 and number 10 performances in the same game. He's the GOAT."

@kenneth6789012, on the other hand, marvelled at Ronaldo's longevity:

"Still a world-class player at 38. He's not normal."

@imbrakoby concluded:

"Common sense is realizing Ronaldo is the GOAT."

Ronaldo produces exquisite no-look assist

Exhibiting a remarkable resurgence in the 2023-24 season, Cristiano Ronaldo showcased his versatility by delivering a breathtaking assist to his teammate Anderson Talisca, Sports Brief reported in a related publication.

Displaying exceptional playmaking skills, he executed a perfectly timed and disguised no-look backheel pass.

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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.