PHOTO. Ronaldo's fervent emotions following Al Nassr's elimination from the AFC Champions League

Football news 11 mar 2024, 20:07
PHOTO. Ronaldo's fervent emotions following Al Nassr's elimination from the AFC Champions League PHOTO: Getty Images

On March 11, the Saudi club Al Nassr was ousted from the 2023/24 AFC Champions League.

In the quarter-final showdown, the global club succumbed to Al-Ain from the UAE. In the first leg, the Emirati team triumphed 1-0, while in the second leg, the Saudi side emerged victorious 4-3 after extra time.

The fate was sealed in the post-match penalty shootout, where Al-Ain proved more accurate, prevailing 3-1.

The illustrious Portuguese forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, initially salvaged Al Nassr from defeat in the 120th minute, converting a penalty in the 118th minute to level the score at 3-3, before being the sole player to score from the spot in the post-match penalty shootout.

The cameras captured Ronaldo's emotions following the conclusion of the encounter, signifying Al Nassr's exit from the most prestigious tournament in Asia.

PHOTO. Ronaldo's fervent emotions following Al-Nassr's elimination from the AFC Champions League

Getty Images: Cristiano Ronaldo
Getty Images: Cristiano Ronaldo
Getty Images: Cristiano Ronaldo
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