Cristiano Ronaldo pulled his name out of the mud after throwing away the Riyadh Season Cup medal

The Portuguese veteran has become the most prominent figure in Cristiano Ronaldo Al-Nasser’s attacking play since joining the Saudi League club. CR7 has made Al-Nasser more effective with his awareness of the game and all around presence on the field during matches.

Al-Nasr, captained by Cristiano Ronaldo, recently faced fellow Saudi Pro League club Al-Hilal in the Riyadh Season Cup final in Saudi Arabia. However, CR7’s team came second in the decisive finale. After the match, the Al-Nasr players received their consolation medals and walked to the player’s tunnel.

It was then that Cristiano Ronaldo appeared to throw his medal in the air. The viral clip is doing the rounds on social media. However, upon closer analysis of the video, it can be inferred that CR7 threw his match medal towards the supporters in the stands shouting his name. He might want to give it as a warm gesture of support to a certain fan of his.

Soccer fans rejoiced as Cristiano Ronaldo threw away his medal

Fans around the world have reacted to the clip of Ronaldo throwing away his medal after the Al-Hial clash. One of the fans gleefully asserted โ€“ “I don’t know what’s wrong with this guy”. Another follower chipped in and wrote โ€“ “A random kid behaves better when he loses, so glad I’m a Messi fan”.

Reactions from fans (Credit: Instagram)

A fan ironically expressed โ€“ โ€œBhai gave a medal to a fan. Pacey (Messi) fans in the comment sectionโ€. Another follower said โ€“ “He knows the camel medal means nothing”. A fan commented sarcastically โ€“ “Today’s Child”. From the reactions of the fans, it can be shown that they are confused by the viral clip at the same time.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al-Nasr suffer disappointing defeat in Riyadh Season Cup final

Al-Nasr were not able to recover from an early goal conceded against Al-Hilal in the Riyadh Season Cup final. Cristiano Ronaldo’s side were 1-0 down when Al-Hilal’s Sergej Milinkovic-Savic scored in the 17th minute to give his side an early lead.

Just when it looked like Al-Nasr where trying to get back into the game, Al-Hilal scored another goal in the 30th minute through their midfielder Salem Al-Dawsari. Al-Hilal led the match 2-0 by half-time, and Al-Nasr looked desperate to get back into the match.

Al-Nasr did not concede another goal in the entire second half but they also failed to score. Al-Hilal won the Riyadh Cup final 2-0. They had earlier beaten Lionel Messi’s Inter Miami 4-3 to book their place in the final against Al-Nasr. The CR7-led club will now look forward to their next Saudi Pro League clash against Al Fateh.

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