“I’m Cristiano, not Messi” – Cristiano Ronaldo reacts furiously as Al-Hilal fans aim Lionel Messi chant at him during Al-Nassr loss
Cristiano Ronaldo was seen responding aggressively at Al Nassr’s match against Al Hilal on Thursday, February 8, when supporters chanted Lionel Messi’s name.
Ronaldo returned to action after recuperating from a calf injury in the Riyadh Season Cup match against Al Hilal at the Kingdom Arena on Thursday. However, Al Nassr’s night was far from good, as they lost 2-0. Sergej Milinkovi-Savic (17′) and Salem Aldawsari (30′) scored for Al Hilal to claim the Riyadh Season Cup championship.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s displeasure were on full display during the game, particularly when Al Hilal supporters yelled his rival Lionel Messi’s name at him. The Portuguese legend responded to the supporters by saying (via Marca):
The 39-year-old attacker was also upset when a worker got in the middle of Al Nassr passing through Al Hilal’s guard of honour following the game.
Furthermore, he was observed rubbing Al Hilal’s shirt, which a fan had thrown at him in the tunnel, on his private parts before returning it.Cristiano Ronaldo had a terrible game, missing two good chances as Al Nassr went to loss.
They came into the game after defeating Lionel Messi’s Inter Miami 6-0, but they were unable to reproduce their performance against Al Hilal. Ronaldo had missed the match against the Herons due to injury, while Messi came on for the final few minutes against Al Nassr.
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