Cristiano Ronaldo notched his second hat trick within 3 days

Cristiano Ronaldo notched his second hat trick within 3 days as Al-Nassr routed Abha 8-0 in the Saudi Pro League on Tuesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo notched his second hat trick within 3 days

In the match this morning (April 3), Al-Nassr destroyed Abha with a score of 8-0. On the sublime day, Ronaldo directly imprinted on 4 goals of the home team.

In the 11th minute, Ronaldo scored a dangerous low free kick to open the score. In the 22nd minute, also from a direct free kick, CR7 scored beautifully to increase the score to 2-0.

In the 42nd minute, not long after Mane scored to put Al-Nassr up 3-0, Ronaldo delicately hit the ball from outside the penalty area to increase the score to 4-0, thereby completing his own hat-trick. The Portuguese international marked a great day by passing to Abdulmajeed to score in the 44th minute.

Thus, Ronaldo has played sublimely since the international series. Specifically, returning to Al-Nassr after Portugal lost 0-2 to Slovenia, the 39-year-old striker scored 2 consecutive hat-tricks. Before the victory over Abha, Ronaldo scored 3 goals in the match Al-Nassr crushed Al-Tai in round 25 of the Saudi League on March 31.

According to statistics, this is the 65th hat-trick in Ronaldo’s career, including 35 hat-tricks after the age of 30, the most in history. In addition, Ronaldo also scored 1 hat-trick or more in 12 different calendar years. The year CR7 scored the most hat-tricks was 2011 with 9 times.

Including two hat-tricks in 2024, Ronaldo has scored 3 goals per match three times for Al-Nassr in the 2023-24 season. In total, the former MU and Real Madrid star scored 36 goals in 35 matches, including 29 goals in the Saudi League, leading the top scorer list with 7 more goals than the second place person, Al-Hilal striker Mitrovic ( 22 goals).

Ronaldo’s impressive form helps A-Nassr continue to chase Al-Hilal in the championship race. Currently, Al-Nassr is ranked second in the rankings with 12 points behind this opponent.