Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo was reportedly criticized by an alleged Al Nassr director after Al Nassr lost to Al Ittihad in the Saudi Arabian Super Cup.

Cristiano Ronaldo, the 37-year-old footballer, failed to score his first goal for the Saudi side Al Nassr, as his new team lost 3-1 to Al-Ittihad in the semi-finals of the Saudi Super Cup on Thursday, Jan. 26. Ronaldo failed to register a shot on target during their 1-0 win over Ettifaq last weekend. In his second appearance also, he failed to get a shot on target even though Al-Nassr had 64 percent possession against Al-Ittihad, MARCA reported.

Recently, during an exhibition clash between Al-Nassr and Al-Hilal XI and Paris Saint-Germain, Ronaldo scored twice. However, in his two appearances for Al-Nassr, he’s struggled to make an impact. Ronaldo has managed just one shot on target across both appearances for Al-Nassr.

After the defeat to Al Ittihad, a video clip has been circulating on social networks. In the video clip, an alleged Al Nassr director can be seen expressed his frustration about the result.

"Get out of here," the man said.

"I spent 200 million euros and he [Ronaldo] only knows how to go 'Siuuuu'. It's not possible," he said.

Meanwhile, Al Nassr coach Rudi Garcia stressed that Ronaldo missed a crucial chance in his team's bid to grab a victory.

"Cristiano Ronaldo missed a chance that would have changed the flow of the game in the first half, but I congratulate Al Ittihad," he noted.

"They were much better than us until halftime. Then we reacted but we couldn't turn it around. We lost the Super Cup but we're still top of the league."

Another video reportedly went viral that showed Al Nassr fans stomping on Cristiano Ronaldo's jersey.

Meanwhile, after the final whistle in the match, Ronaldo was teased by Al-Ittihad fans, who chanted Lionel Messi's name when he was on his way to the dressing room.

Ronaldo, the Portugal striker, left Manchester United and completed his outrageous £175m-a-year move to Al-Nassr at the end of Dec. 2022 after hitting out at Man United coach Erik Ten Hag and the club's owners in a controversial interview with Piers Morgan.

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