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'This is Al-Nassr': Ronaldo's electrifying message ahead of final against Al-Hilal

Social media post shows Ronaldo excited to meet Al-Hilal, reigning Saudi League champions in King's Cup final on Friday

By Web Desk
May 28, 2024
Ronaldo releases teaser for Kings Cup final against Al-Hilal. — Facebook/Cristiano
Ronaldo releases teaser for King's Cup final against Al-Hilal. — Facebook/Cristiano

Legendary footballer Cristiano Ronaldo seems to be fired up and ready for Friday's final against Al-Hilal in Jeddah.

After Al-Nassr's thrilling 4-2 win against Al-Ittihad on Monday, where Ronaldo scored twice, he took to social media to share his excitement. He posted multiple photos with the caption, "This is Alnassr! Let’s go to Jeddah.” He appears pumped for the big match.

The final of the King’s Cup is set to take place at the King Abdullah Sports City stadium under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman. The game will kick off at 9:00 pm on Friday, May 31.

The winning team will receive prize money of SR10 million, the largest amount received by a club at the Arab and Asian levels.

Al-Hilal are the reigning Saudi League champions. They will be taking on Al-Nassr, who finished second. This is a face-off between two of Riyadh’s biggest rivals.

Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, the Minister of Sports, expressed his gratitude to King Salman for supporting the event. He said that the support highlights the leadership’s commitment to boosting sports in Saudi Arabia in line with Saudi Vision 2030.

With Friday's final approaching, Ronaldo seems excited. His social media post has set the tone for what he believes to be an unforgettable match in Jeddah.

The Al-Nassr star player’s performance this season has been nothing short of spectacular. He netted two goals against Al Ittihad, taking his season tally to 35. This is the latest record in the Saudi league.