- Spanish defender Laporte added a second in the 58th minute to secure the win
- It comes after Ronaldo’s Al Nassr defeated Steven Gerrard and Jordan Henderson
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Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 400th goal since turning 30 in a 2-0 win for Al Nassr in the Saudi Pro League.
The Portuguese Ballon d’Or winner scored a stunning opening strike in his side’s victory over Al Khaleej on Saturday.
The 38-year-old picked up the ball on the edge of the penalty area in the 26th minute and turned over his marker, which was left on the ground after the Portuguese forward then pretended to shoot.
The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star took a touch to settle himself before firing the ball into the roof of the net from just outside the penalty arc.
Spanish defender Aymeric Laporte added a second goal in the 58th minute to secure the win, leaving Al Nassr four points behind leaders Al Hilal.
The 38-year-old Portuguese forward poses for a photo with fellow goalscorer Laporte
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a fantastic goal in a 2-0 win for Al Nassr in the Saudi Pro League
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Ronaldo’s attack was his His twelfth league goal this season, which puts him at the top of the standings, ahead of Aleksandar Mitrovic, who joined Al Hilal from Al Hilal. Fulham in August.
Al Nassr had previously seen a goal from Sadio Mane disallowed after VAR check for offside.
Last week, Ronaldo was seen demanding a referee be replaced during Al-Nassr’s 1-0 win over Al-Ettifaq in the quarter-finals of the King Cup of Champions.
Ronaldo was angry about the referee’s actions in the closing stages of the first half of the match. However, he avoided a second yellow card.
The result puts Al-Nassr into the last eight of the cup competition, which features teams from the two highest tiers in Saudi Arabia.
Ronaldo celebrates his goal with former Liverpool winger Sadio Mane in the match