Cristiano Ronaldo sent a touching message to the people of Iran after Al-Nassr’s Champions League tieThe ex-Real Madrid star was given a kingly reception throughout his stay in TehranHis presence in the Iranian capital virtually brought the entire city to a standstill.
Cristiano Ronaldo conveyed a heartfelt message to his Iranian fans following his debut in the AFC Champions League on Tuesday, September 19.
Ronaldo inaugurated his appearance in Asia’s premier club competition with a comfortable victory as Al-Nassr smoothly cruised past Persepolis at the Azadi Stadium.
According to Hindustan Times, the former Real Madrid goal-scoring sensation, who was warmly welcomed by enthusiastic fans upon his arrival in Iran, played almost the full match in the 2-0 win.
Despite his remarkable form in the Saudi Pro League, where he scored seven goals in six games, he couldn’t replicate his success in the continental championship.
“A very special thank you to the fans and to all the Iranian people who have made this visit so special for us. Such an incredibly warm welcome!”