Fatal penalties for Al-Nassr: Cristiano Ronaldo in tears

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King's Cup also fades for CR7

Cristiano Ronaldo must once again postpone the appointment with his first title outside Europe. After seeing the chance to win the championship slip away, despite scoring 35 goals, the Portuguese star had to surrender once again to Al-Hilal in the final of the Arabian Cup, which won on penalty kicks after the 1-1 draw in regulation time, in a very balanced and also tense match given the three expulsions.

The match unlocked as early as 7'with Mitrovic putting Al-Hilal ahead. At 56', the match for Al-Nassr got even more uphill, as Ospina was sent off for intercepting the ball with his hands outside his own area. The equalizing goal came in the final minutes through Yahya.

In the penalty lottery, the three home Al-Nassr mistakes by Telles, Al Hassan and Al Nemer were determined, which made the shot from the penalty spot converted by Ronaldo useless. At the end of the match, the Portuguese star è burst into tears over the defeat, consoled by teammates and opponents.

The former Real Madrid and Juventus man will reach Portugal’s training camp to prepare for the upcoming European championships, where the former United man will try to redeem the disappointment of the season that just ended in Saudi Arabia. For him, this will be the sixth European Championship in his career.

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