Cristiano Ronaldo was again in the center of attention at the end of the match Al-Nassr – Al-Ahli Dubai, score 4-2, played in the Asian Champions League. The Portuguese star was pulled out of the jump by a fan who wanted to take a selfie with him. Cristiano Ronaldo’s reaction has gone viral.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s reaction, gone viral
Cristiano Ronaldo was a bundle of nerves during the match between Al-Nassr and Al-Ahli Dubai in the Asian Champions League. The Portuguese twice asked for a penalty, but the central referee did not grant them, and in the end he was beyond angry and vented his anger on a fan who wanted a photo with him.
While Cristiano Ronaldo was heading to the locker room, a fan, a member of the technical staff of the rival team, approached the footballer and tried to take a selfie with him. But CR7 snapped and pushed him. The moment was caught on camera and is going around the world.
Cristiano Ronaldo absolutely fuming at the refs and rightly so. Hadn’t seen such disgraceful refereeing since the world cup.pic.twitter.com/b1ozgslXuh
— Preeti (@MadridPreeti) August 22, 2023
There were also tensions between Cristiano Ronaldo and the referee who officiated the match for a place in the Asian Champions League groups. Angry that he didn’t receive two penalty kicks, for a foul in the box and a handball, the Portuguese star caused a scandal and was filmed when he shouted directly at the referee: “Wake up!”
Saudi Arabia, champion in transfers with 800 million euros
Clubs in Saudi Arabia have paid almost €800 million to sign big-name players from Europe, plus €1.7 billion for their huge salaries. Al Hilal is surpassed only by Chelsea in this mercato.
Thus, Cristiano Ronaldo has colleagues Sadio Mane, Marcelo Brozovic and David Ospina, and a few days ago they signed with Porto and brought Otavio. The deal cost 60 million euros, and this is the most expensive footballer ever brought by a club from Saudi Arabia.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Benzema are the best-paid stars, with 200 million euros each per season.
Al-Hilal has already reached 353 million paid for acquisitions, ranking second in the world, with the club being surpassed only by Chelsea, with 385 million.
Romanians Florin Tănase and Andrei Burcă (Al-Okhdood), Alin Toșca (Al-Riyadh), Ciprian Tătărușanu (Abha) and Andrei Cordea (Al-Tai) also play in the Saudi Arabian championship, and Cosmin Contra is the coach of the Damac team.