Cristiano Ronaldo has scored his first hat-trick for his new club in Saudi Arabia, Al-Nassr, MySportDab reports.
After a sparkling debut in Saudi Arabian football bagging a brace for Ryadh All-Stars Vs PSG in an exhibtition which featured Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo came under heavy criticism for his failure to find the back of the net in two consecutive games for Al-Nassr.
Cristiano Ronaldo fired blank in his first league game for Al-Nassr, failing to record a single shot on target.
In his second competitive game for the club against Al-Ittihad in Saudi Super Cup semifinal, he also failed to find the back of the net and the match ended in a 3-1 loss for Al-Nassr.
Al-Nassr coach Rudi Garcia subtly blamed Cristiano Ronaldo for the Super Cup semifinal loss to Al-Ittihad.
However, Ronaldo turned the tables of misfortune around in his next game for Al-Nassr, scoring a late spot kick for the club to bag his first goal for the club.
Now, the former Manchester United forward has made the headlines in Al-Nassr’s away clash against Al-Wheda in the Saudi Pro League.
The five times Ballon d’Or winner has bagged his first hat-trick for Al-Nassr, scoring in both halfs to set the team on the course to ultimate League win over the home side.
Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring for Al-Nassr in the 21st minute before doubling the lead 19 minutes later to bag his brace for the club.
Al-Nassr went into the first half break with Cristiano Ronaldo’s two goals giving the team a deserved lead.
In the second half, Cristiano Ronaldo scored again in the 51st minute to bagged his first hat-trick for Al-Nassr.
after converting a spot kick to make it 0-3 for the away side.
After his hat-trick, Cristiano Ronaldo went on to make a it a haul, scoring another in the 63rd minute.
Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored five goals for Al-Nassr in three matches for the club.