On Saturday, November 4, Al-Nassr defeated Al Khaleej 2-0, and Cristiano Ronaldo scored a spectacular goal to cap off the victory.
Under manager Luis Castro’s direction, the Knights of Najd’s victory helped them extend their impressive 16-game winning streak across all competitions.
Ronaldo’s masterclass vs Al Khaleej
The 38-year-old forward from Portugal has been in outstanding form since the 2023–2024 season began. In the 26th minute of the game, he scored a goal to end a brief two-game goal drought.
His season total increased to 12 goals in as many appearances with this goal. In addition, he contributed his seventh assist, a deft pass setting up Aymeric Laporte for his debut goal.
Ronaldo’s crucial roles in both goals made sure that the defending Arab Cup winners continued to chase their formidable rivals from Riyadh, Al-Hilal, who are currently leading the Saudi League with 32 points.
Since turning 30, Ronaldo has scored 400 goals.
Moreover, Ronaldo’s goal in the 26th minute not only enhanced his incredible season stats but also achieved the incredible feat of 400 goals scored since turning thirty, according to TCR.
Throughout his remarkable career, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has left a lasting impression at prestigious clubs like Real Madrid, Manchester United, Juventus, and most recently Al-Nassr, cementing his place among the sport’s all-time great goal scorers.