Cristiano Ronaldo has already amazed everyone!

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Saudi Arabia has succeeded. Yesterday, the Gulf country brought together Lionel Messi (35) and Cristiano Ronaldo (37) for what is sure to be their last confrontation. Present in Riyadh with PSG, the Argentinian faced a team made up of players from Al Hilal and Al Nassr, which included CR7. Transferred on December 30, the Portuguese, free since leaving Manchester United, played his first game on Saudi soil. It was not with his club, but the fivefold Ballon d’Or was highly anticipated. And it did not disappoint.

On the meadow for 60 minutes, which must not have pleased his coach Rudi Garcia who had asked that he only play half time; Cristiano Ronaldo has often been in the right moves. Author of two goals, including a penalty, he succeeded in his baptism of fire. Even though it was only an exhibition match, he also recalled that it was still far from over and that he is still a formidable scorer and competitor. Moreover, many fans of the player spoke on social networks after this meeting where CR7 obtained the man of the match trophy.

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The press is unanimous

On Twittera fan wrote: “Cristiano Ronaldo won the Man of the Match award in a match where Mbappé, Neymar, Ramos and Messi played. He will be 38 in February. Another launched: “Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace against Messi, Neymar and Mbappé and got the man of the match trophy. Forever the GOAT.” In the media also the Lusitanian striker, who was one of the most applauded players yesterday with Messi, is praised. The Saudi media [Al-Watan([AlWatan(https://www.alwatan.com.sa/article/1119487) writing : “Cristiano Ronaldo started with two goals and a good level during an unforgettable evening.”

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“In his first appearance against PSG, Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice”Explain Al-Arabya on his side. The premiere of CR7 was also hailed in France. The Team wrote : “Ronaldo 2-Messi 1. The Portuguese, for his first game in Saudi Arabia, scored twice. He was more decisive than his great Argentinian rival in this spectacular match won by PSG. In Spain, the country where the two legends have faced the most, CR7 is also favored by the press. “The confrontation did not disappoint, in particular thanks to the competitiveness of Cristiano, who scored twice and sweated until the last drop of his shirt”threw AS.

CR7 is not over

The former Real Madrid also impressed in Belgium and in particular the daily The last hour. “Cristiano Ronaldo, who was playing his first match in Riyadh since his transfer, also took the opportunity to prove that he was still capable of shining despite his recent setbacks.” In England too, we were waiting for the big debut of CR7. Criticized since leaving Manchester United, the Portuguese has blown away the media like The Sun. “The Portuguese star made his first appearance since arriving in the Middle East. The 37-year-old showed he still has something to offer by scoring a brace against the Ligue 1 giants.

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Same observation for the DailyMail : “Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t need a second invitation to dazzle the fans in his first game in Saudi Arabia, as the Portuguese star produced a fine display before scoring twice against PSG. Cristiano Ronaldo won the man of the match for his impressive performance, despite losing to PSG. On the decline for many, Cristiano Ronaldo has shown that he still has it under his feet. Good news for Al Nassr who will be able to count on him tomorrow for his first club game against Al Ettifaq.

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