Cristiano Ronaldo leaves the pitch in agony and is close to TEARS as he’s carted off injured after scoring twice to win his first trophy with Al-Nassr

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his first trophy since joining Al-Nassr, despite leaving the match on a stretcher after suffering an injury blow.

Al-Nassr came from behind against Al-Hilal to win the Arab Club Champions Cup, thanks to two goals from the Portuguese superstar, but his night was almost overshadowed by a late injury that saw him exit the match.

Cristiano Ronaldo is seen clutching his thigh, giving Al-Nassr a major injury scare

With five minutes left of the game, Ronaldo went down clutching his left thigh and was unable to complete the rest of the final. He left the game on a motorised stretcher, looking in some distress, giving the Saudi side some huge concerns over their talisman.

The Portuguese star was unable to continue and was stretchered off with five minutes left

However, the 38-year-old was able to join in the team’s celebrations on winning the trophy, the first piece of silverware Ronaldo has tasted since his move to the middle east.

It was Ronaldo's two goals that secured Al-Nassr the Arab Club Championship over Al-Hilal

Al-Hilal took the early advantage in the tie, as Brazilan midfielder Michael opened the scoring five minutes after half time, before Ronaldo took over proceedings. He first, equalised for Al-Nassr fifteen minutes from the end, before thinking he’d settled the contest with a late goal that was ruled out for offside.

Ronaldo celebrates the goal that saw him add yet another trophy to his incredible collection

Instead, the game went into extra time, but still Ronaldo had the last word. Heading home the winner in the first half of the extended period to secure the trophy for his team.

Cristiano Ronaldo in tears! Al-Nassr star stretchered off injured after  scoring twice to fire Saudi side to win in Arab Club Champions Cup final  against Al-Hilal |

The goals saw the Portuguese icon become the tournaments top scorer with six goals, as he secured his first trophy since joining the club in January.

The CR7 Timeline. on X: "Cristiano Ronaldo for Al-Nassr so far: - 25 games  - 20 goals - 2 assists." / X

Al-Nassr will now hope there is no long-term repercussions of the injury that forced Ronaldo out of the game before the end.

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