Cristiano Ronaldo scores 500th league goal, scores four goals for Al Nassr

On Thursday, Cristiano Ronaldo scored all four goals for Al Nassr in a 4-0 Saudi League victory over Al Wehda, passing the 500-goal threshold for his club career. The 38-year-old Portuguese star has now scored 503 goals over five teams and five leagues.

In his early career, he scored three goals for Sporting Lisbon, 103 goals for Manchester United over two seasons, 311 goals for Real Madrid, and 81 goals for Juventus.

Ronaldo now has five goals for Al Nassr, the team he joined after the World Cup and his split from Manchester United. He scored his 500th goal on Thursday in the 21st minute with a left-footed shot.

For the second-placed Al Nassr, Ronaldo scored twice to give his team a 2-0 halftime lead. Eight minutes into the second half, he scored another from 12 yards to complete his hat trick before adding a fourth. The Portuguese scored in his team’s 2-2 draw against Al Fateh on the road.

Saudi All Star against Paris Saint-Germain in an exhibition match. a match that PSG won 4-5. After that, Al Nassr’s star forward came under fire after the team’s loss against Al-Ittihad in the Saudi Super Cup semifinal.

Ronaldo’s contract with Manchester United was terminated in November of last year as a result of an inflammatory TV interview in which he insulted the club’s owners and manager Erik ten Hag after being repeatedly benched and even briefly suspended by the team.

According to sources close to Al Nassr, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner, who holds the all-time records for Champions League and international goals, would receive more than €400 million for his unexpected move to Saudi Arabia.

According to the reports, the enormous sum includes €200 million for advertising Saudi Arabia’s anticipated joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. Ronaldo has emerged as the face of the conservative kingdom’s campaign to boost its image through sports, which has sparked charges of “sportswashing” or an effort to whitewash its human rights record.

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