Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Cristiano Ronaldo, the Saudi Al-Nasr club player, commented on his visit to Iranian lands and the fans’ welcome to him, following his team’s victory over Persepolis, in the AFC Champions League.
The Portuguese star received a warm reception upon his arrival in Tehran accompanied by his team. He also met an Iranian child and a painter with special needs, in a humanitarian gesture that was greatly appreciated.
Ronaldo wrote on his account on the “X” platform (formerly Twitter): “It is wonderful to achieve the victory today. A very special thank you to the fans and to all the Iranian people who made this visit very special for us, and for this incredibly warm welcome.”
Cristiano Ronaldo participated in the Asian Champions League for the first time in the history of his career, after his appearance against Al-Nassr and Persepolis, which ended with Al-Alamy winning with two goals, on the field of Azadi Stadium, in the first round of the group stage.
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