WATCH: Cristiano Ronaldo reaches milestone 850th career goal in Al-Nassr game

Cristiano Ronaldo reached his milestone 850th career goal in his latest outing for Al-Nassr. Here's the viral video.

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Cristiano Ronaldo reaches 850 career goals

Cristiano Ronaldo reaches 850 career goals (Source: Twitter)

On Saturday, September 2, Cristiano Ronaldo made history by scoring his 850th goal for both his club and his country combined. He did this while playing for Al-Nassr in the Saudi Pro League. Ronaldo, who is 38 years old, had a fantastic game. He not only scored a goal but also provided two assists. The match started with Abdulrahman Ghareeb scoring the first goal for Al-Nassr in the 33rd minute, and Ronaldo helped set up that goal with an assist. Then, just before the first half ended, Abdullah Al-Khaibari scored another goal for Al-Nassr, making it 2-0.

At the beginning of the second half, Muhammed Badmosi scored a fantastic goal for the opposing team, Al-Hazm, reducing the deficit to 2-1. However, Al-Nassr quickly regained their two-goal lead when Otavio scored in the 57th minute, with Ronaldo providing yet another assist. Cristiano Ronaldo sealed his historic moment by scoring his 850th career goal in the 68th minute, securing his team's victory. Sadio Mane, his teammate, added a final goal 12 minutes before the end of the match, making the score 5-1 in favor of Al-Nassr.

Here's the viral video:

‘Very Happy to have Cristiano Ronaldo’ – Portugal boss Roberto Martinez

Portugal's national team coach, Roberto Martinez, has chosen Cristiano Ronaldo to join the squad for the upcoming international games. Ronaldo, who is 38 years old, has been playing really well for his club recently, scoring six goals in the last three games. “A player with 200 appearances, that’s something unique. I can tell you I’m very happy to have Cristiano Ronaldo in my team,” noted Martinez.

In addition to his club success, Ronaldo has also scored five goals in four matches while helping Portugal in their journey to qualify for the UEFA Euro 2024 tournament. Portugal will play against Slovakia on September 8 and Luxembourg on September 11, both important qualifying matches. Ronaldo's performance has been impressive, and that's why he's being called up for these games. The big man is the record goal-scorer in the beautiful game.

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