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Is Al-Nassr Disappointed? - Cristiano Ronaldo Loses the Second Game

Is Al-Nassr Disappointed? - Cristiano Ronaldo Loses the Second Game

It has been a short time since the unexpected transfer was announced. Legendary Portuguese football player Cristiano Ronaldo decided to leave European football and join Al-Nassr, in Saudi Arabia. As soon as the transfer fee was known, everybody found out why this agreement worked out. Ronaldo became the highest-paid player in the world as Saudi Arabia paid 300 million for him. Well, if you are not new in football, then you will not be surprised by Ronaldo's decision as this is not the first time he made the decision because of the transfer fee. The same happened years ago when he left Manchester United for Real Madrid, for 94 million EUR which was a world record for that period.

Yes, Saudi Arabia paid much but they were already defeated in the semi-final of the Saudi Arabian Super Cup. Yes, everything should not be dependent on the single footballer but since they had more expectations, it causes many questions among CR7s’ fans as well as in Saudi Arabia. This is what we will discuss today. We will also have a talk about Al-Nassr's prospects without Ronaldo and their achievements to outline how big a responsibility this legend has today.

Al Nassr Lost the Chance to Win Saudi Arabia Super Cup

Recently Al Nassr had a semi-final against Al-Ittihad with a score of 3-1. From Al-Nassr the goal was from Talisca whereas from the winning club, Romarinho, Abderrazak Hamdallah, and Muhannad Al-Shanqeeti. The game was very tense and everyone was waiting for the amazing debut of Cristiano Ronaldo but guess this was not the time. Fans' expectations are perfectly outlined in odds which you can check on the Coinplay crypto betting website.

The reason why Al-Nassr lost this game is due to their lack of offensive play in the second half of the match. They failed to create any real chances and were unable to break down Ithad's defense for most of the game, which ultimately cost them dearly as they were unable to find an equalizer late in stoppage time.

The star forward tried to come closer and he had even great chances to make his debut even better but unfortunately, he didn’t make it. During the first half-time, he could not use the chance to set a goal with a header which was denied by Grohe. Al-Itthad was completely focused to block the attacks from Ronaldo and they did it great. The 37-year-old legend tried to use his amazing tricks but Al-Ittad could deal with them surprisingly well.

During the match, he seemed very frustrated as he tried several times to come deep to get hold of the ball. The football world as well as fans of Cristiano Ronaldo hope that he will have better performances with his new club as it was in the match with Paris Saint-Germain. Note that there Ronaldo did an amazing job with the two goals against the french club and became the player of the match. Al-Nassr will have another match with Al-Itthad at the beginning of March so we can expect good revenge on them, by CR7.

Al-Nassr - Prospects and Everything You Should Know About Them

Al-Nassr is one of the strongest football clubs in Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 1955 and since then it has achieved a lot of success both domestically and internationally. The club has won several national titles, including 15 Saudi Professional League titles, 11 King Cup championships, 4 Crown Prince Cups, and 4 Super Cups.

They have also competed on the international stage with some notable successes such as reaching the semi-finals of the AFC Champions League in the 2019-2020 seasons. Al-Nassr is certainly one of the most successful teams from Saudi Arabia that continues to be a force to be reckoned with on both regional and global levels!

Before the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo, Al-Nassr had a few main stars that propelled them to success in 2022. Among these were Saudi Arabian internationals Fahad Al Muwallad and Abdullah Otayf, both of whom played key roles in creating goals for their team. In addition to this, Brazilian forward Carlos Eduardo was also an important part of the squad as he provided plenty of creativity going forward. With these players leading from the front, Al-Nassr achieved great success in 2022 by winning both domestic and continental titles while also reaching the final stages in multiple tournaments throughout Asia.

Al-Nassr had other options than Cristiano Ronaldo for transferring. They could have looked at players from different countries such as Lionel Messi of Argentina, Neymar Jr. of Brazil, or Mohamed Salah of Egypt. All three of these players are world-renowned superstars and would have been viable alternatives to Ronaldo if Al-Nassr was looking for a marquee signing that could bring attention and success to their club.

Furthermore, they may have also considered lower profile but still talented players from other clubs in the Middle East or Europe who wouldn’t command the same transfer fee as a global superstar like Ronaldo. But finally, they decided to make the historical transfer as it was very beneficial for them.

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