Cristiano Ronaldo lauded after second Al-Nassr hat-trick in five games

Fans back Cristiano Ronaldo to ‘rewrite Saudi league history’ after the Portuguese legend scores a second hat-trick for Al-Nassr in five matches

  • Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored eight goals in just six games for Al-Nassr
  • The 38-year-old has scored two hat-tricks since joining the club last month
  • Fans have suggested Ronaldo could break records in the Saudi Pro League

Fans have hailed Cristiano Ronaldo as the Portuguese legend scored his second hat-trick in five matches for Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr.

The 38-year-old has enjoyed a successful start to life in Saudi Arabia since joining Al-Nassr on a contract worth £175-million-a-year.

Ronaldo’s instant impact continued with the former Manchester United star scoring three first half goals against Damac.

Ronaldo opened the scoring with a penalty into the top left hand corner, before doubling their advantage with a composed finish from the edge of the area.

His first-half hat-trick was completed with a close range finish, following a cutback from Abdulrahman Ghareeb.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick continued his successful start to life in Saudi Arabia on the pitch 

Fans have claimed Ronaldo could rewrite Saudi league history following his latest hat-trick

The effort saw Ronaldo record the 62nd hat-trick of his illustrious career.

Ronaldo also secured his second match ball in three games, having also scored four against Al-Wehda earlier this month.

He has now scored eight goals in just six games in the Saudi Pro League, prompting fans on social media to suggest the star could set new records in the league.

‘Cristian Ronaldo has scored his second hat-trick for Al-Nassr after only five games. Extraterrestial,’ one fan wrote.

‘Ronaldo [is] going to rewrite Saudi league history’ another claimed, with a third writing ‘Cristiano Ronaldo just scored a hat-trick in the first half. Man is on fire!. GOAT.’

The veteran forward had endured a difficult end to 2022, with his contract being mutually terminated at Manchester United following his controversial television interview with Piers Morgan.

Fans suggested Ronaldo could still make an impact at his former club Manchester United 

Ronaldo also suffered a heartbreak exit at the World Cup with Portugal, with the star having been dropped from the starting line-up for their final two matches at the tournament.

Fans remain convinced the star could still have an impact at the top of the game, despite his move to Saudi Arabia.

‘Cristiano Ronaldo. The greatest there is. The greatest there was. The greatest there ever will be,’ one fan wrote.

‘Put this motivated Ronaldo in [Wout] Weghorst’s place at Man Utd and they probably win the Premier League, another claimed.  

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