Cristiano Ronaldo and Virat Kohli.©UKTN
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 side. Ronaldo, who will make his Saudi Pro League debut for Al Nassr on Sunday after signing a potential $200 million deal, captained the Saudi season’s squad, made up of players from his new club Al-Nassr and local rivals Al-Nassr. Hilal against a star player. studded PSG side. Ronaldo scored twice to nullify strikes from Lionel Messi and Marquinhos in the first half.
The Portuguese star won the Player of the Match award for his sensational performance and was widely praised even though his team finished on the losing side.
Impressed with Ronaldo’s showing, despite the player being 38 years old, Indian batsman Virat Kohli took a sneer at the football star’s critics.
Kohli took to his Instagram story to upload Ronaldo’s photo and wrote: “Still doing at the highest level at the age of 38. The football pundits who criticize him every week for attention are conveniently quiet now that he’s delivering this kind of performance against one of the top clubs in the world. And apparently he was ready.”
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 India’s ODI squad for the ongoing three-match series against New Zealand. India led the series 1-0 after winning the first game by 12 points.
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