Breaking: Cristiano Ronaldo equals record for most goals in a Saudi Pro League season after giving Al-Nassr lead vs Al-Ittihad

Cristiano Ronaldo creates Saudi Pro League record
Cristiano Ronaldo creates Saudi Pro League record

Cristiano Ronaldo has equaled the record for most goals scored in a single Saudi Pro League season.

The Portugal captain netted his 34th SPL goal of the season against Al-Ittihad. Ronaldo is now level with Abderrazak Hamdallah, who reached the mark in 27 matches in the 2018-19 season.

Ronaldo found the back of the net in the injury time of first-half (45+3') with a cheeky finish, marking his 34th SPL goal in his 31st appearance this season. He had found the back of the net minutes earlier from a Sadio Mane pass. However, the effort was ruled out due to offside. Ronaldo, though, eventually got his goal in injury time, giving Al-Nassr a 1-0 lead.

Ronaldo has now scored 43 goals in 44 appearances across competitions this season, while also having 13 assists to his name. The 39-year-old continues to be a force to be reckoned with.

Cristiano Ronaldo's record interestingly comes against Hamdallah's current side, Al-Ittihad. The Moroccan, however, is not in the Al-Ittihad squad due to an injury.


How many Saudi Pro League goals has Cristiano Ronaldo scored so far?

Cristiano Ronaldo joined Al-Nassr as a free agent on December 21, 2022. He has since scored 48 Saudi Pro League goals in 47 appearances. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner also has 13 SPL assists to his name.

Overall, Ronaldo has now scored 57 goals in 63 appearances for Al-Nassr, while having 15 assists. Despite being 39, the legendary Portuguese continues to produce astonishing numbers in front of the goal.

Quick Links

App download animated image Get the free App now