Cristiano Ronaldo continues to interrupt data on the age of 38, as he despatched one other one tumbling after scoring in Al Nassr’s 4-1 thrashing of Tunisian membership Monastir within the Arab Membership Champions Cup. Already essentially the most prolific skilled goalscorer of all time, the Portuguese celebrity added one other feather to his cap, as a bullet header set him because the outright prime scorer together with his head in world soccer.
Famed for his striker’s intuition and skill with each toes, what units Ronaldo aside is probably his athleticism and memorable aerial prowess. Within the 74th minute, he rose highest to fulfill a cross by rightback Sultan Al-Ghannam, and buried an correct and highly effective header past the attain of the keeper.
This was Ronaldo’s 145th headed purpose in his profession, taking him one away from famed German marksman Gerd Muller, who was one of the vital scientific and legendary strikers of the twentieth century as he shone for Bayern Munich and the German nationwide workforce and earned the nickname ‘Der Bomber’.
Even at 38, Ronaldo continues to have the spring in his step that may earn him house within the opponent’s field and guarantee he will get his head to crosses with nice anticipation. This was Ronaldo’s fifteenth purpose in Al Nassr’s colors since becoming a member of the membership from Manchester United final winter.
Ronaldo’s purpose was the all-important second because it put his workforce again into the lead at 2-1 after an Anderson Talisca opener adopted by a 66th minute own-goal. Monastir have been put away by two extra targets from Al Nassr, and essential win following a goalless draw towards Al Shabab within the first group stage encounter. Ronaldo was seen venting his frustrations following that match by splashing water at a cameraman, however his workforce is again heading in the right direction with a snug win.
The Arab Membership Champions Cup is a regional match which returns for the primary time since 2020, and will probably be a trophy that Ronaldo is determined so as to add to his already spectacular tally. Al Nassr will concluded their group stage towards Egyptian membership Zamalek, earlier than turning their attentions to the start of the Saudi Professional League’s subsequent season.