Monday, 27 March, 2023

Ronaldo scores his second hat-trick in three games

Cristiano Ronaldo, on Saturday, netted an incredible first-half hat trick for his side Al Nassr against Damac FC, report agencies. After just 18 minutes into the game, Ronaldo gave his team the lead with a goal from the penalty spot after Ibrahim Al Nakhli had been penalised for a handball inside the penalty area. With a brilliantly executed left-footed drive into the goal, Ronaldo doubled his tally and gave his team a 2-0 lead within the next five minutes. With this goal, Ronaldo has now scored 153 goals with his weak foot. In his last four games, he has scored seven goals and registered two assists. Ronaldo added to Damac’s agony a minute before halftime by finishing a sweeping counterattack against Kresimir Rezic’s side to win the matchball. This was Ronaldo’s 62nd career hat-trick. Of those, 30 of his hat-tricks have come

before the age of 30 whiel the remaining 32 hat-tricks have come after 30 years. Fans were quick to

react to Ronaldo’s goals on Twitter. One wrote: “Good to see Ronaldo enjoying his football again.”

Meanwhile, Al-Nassr returned to the top of the Saudi Pro League with the victory, two points ahead of

Al-Ittihad, who dropped points to Al-Raed at home on Thursday.