A 10-man Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) defeated Riyadh XI 5-4, but it was Cristiano Ronaldo who stole the show with his first-half brace for the Saudi all-star team. Ronaldo, who will make his Saudi Pro League debut with Al Nassr on Sunday after signing a potential $200 million contract, captained the Saudi team of the season, made up of players from his new club, Al-Nassr. Nassr, and their local rivals, Al-Hilal, against a star. side of PSG with studs. Ronaldo scored twice to cancel out goals from Lionel Messi and Marquinhos in the first half.
The Portuguese star won the Man of the Match award for his sensational performance and received much praise, even though his team ended up on the losing side.
Impressed by Ronaldo’s show even though the player is 38, India’s star batsman Virat Kohli has blasted critics of the soccer star.
Kohli took to his Instagram Story to upload the photo of Ronaldo, writing: “He still does it at the highest level at 38. The football pundits sitting around and criticizing him every week for his attention are conveniently quiet now that he’s made this one.” kind of performance against one of the best clubs in the world. And apparently he was finished.”
Ronaldo recently signed for Al-Nassr after his contract with Manchester United ended abruptly following the player’s controversial interview.
Speaking of Virat Koli, the player is part of the India ODI squad for the ongoing three match series against New Zealand. India led the series 1-0 after winning the first game by 12 runs.
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