Ronaldo 'Mocked' With Messi Chants In Al Nassr Loss

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo

In his second match for his new club, Cristiano Ronaldo was reportedly mocked by fans who sang Lionel Messi’s name as Al Nassr suffered a 3-1 defeat in their Saudi Super Cup semi-final on Thursday night.

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The 37-year-old forward made his second start for the Saudi Arabian giants in a loss that saw Rudi Garcia's side crash out of the competition.

Ronaldo, who has captained Al Nassr in his first two appearances, struggled to make an impact on the encounter and still awaits his first goal for his new team.

According to the Daily Mail, Al Ittihad supporters in attendance at the King Fahd International Stadium ahead of the match sought to poke fun at the five-time Ballon d’Or winner with loud chants of "Messi, Messi, Messi".

It was just last week that Ronaldo went up against his long-time rival in a friendly match between Paris Saint-Germain and an all-star Al Nassr-Al Hilal XI at the King Fahd Stadium, an encounter the French giants won 5-4.

The Portuguese is no stranger to this sort of treatment from fans, with Messi having also received his fair share of taunts in his career.

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Ronaldo, who is now the world's highest-paid player in history, came close to scoring in their semi-final loss with a powerful close-range header, but was denied by excellent goalkeeping. 

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