11 months. Cristiano Ronaldo had to wait 11 months to find the net with a direct free kick. The last time was April 16, 2022, and he was still playing for Manchester United.
The Portuguese put an end to this long drought this Saturday. He equalized for Al-Nassr in the 78th minute, with a long free kick from more than 30m, with a tight strike, which the Abha goalkeeper could not stop as he was so powerful.
READ ALSO. VIDEO. Soccer: Referee uses video on fan’s phone to disallow goal
We have blocked the display of this content to respect your cookie choices.
By clicking on “Consult”, you accept the deposit of cookies by social network services such as Twitter.
?? EXCEPTIONAL CR7! While his team was trailing, the Portuguese changed everything with a magnificent free kick. Before showing his excellent leadership by offering a penalty to Talisca who was in crisis of confidence. Copy. pic.twitter.com/rBsAH5DzJy
— RMC Sport (@RMCsport) March 18, 2023
Finally, the second in the Saudi championship won 2-1, thanks to a penalty from Talisca. As a great lord, CR7 let his teammate shoot him so that he could regain his confidence.