Cristiano Ronaldo was taunted by Al-Ettifaq fans arsenic they sang Lionel Messi chants against him connected Tuesday - and he couldn't defy biting back.
Supporters chanted 'Messi, Messi' and yet nan Al-Nassr star's patience snapped arsenic he shushed nan crowd.
Al-Nassr had nan past laughter complete Steven Gerrard's broadside successful nan King Cup conflict arsenic they precocious to nan quarter-finals pinch a 1-0 triumph acknowledgment to a Sadio Mane goal.
Ronaldo celebrated extravagantly and cupped his ears to nan distant supporters aft his team-mate's stoppage-time winner.
However, nan earlier chants said location truths to CR7 aft Messi won his eighth Ballon d'Or on Monday nighttime to move 3 up of his Portuguese rival.
Cristiano Ronaldo shushed Al-Ettifaq fans aft they mocked him pinch Lionel Messi chants
However, he had nan past laughter aft Sadio Mane scored a stoppage-time victor to make it 1-0
Jordan Henderson escaped a reddish paper contempt shoving Al-Nassr guardant Otavio twice
Messi won his eighth Ballon d'Or connected Monday nighttime to move 3 up of Ronaldo
The lucifer betwixt Al-Nassr and Al-Ettifaq featured tons of erstwhile Premier League stars and astatine times tensions boiled complete successful a venemous encounter.
In nan first half, Talisca thought he had put Al-Nassr ahead, only for VAR to norm retired his extremity because Ronaldo had apparently interefered pinch play - and minutes later Talisca was dismissed successful a reactionary lash-out.
In nan second-half, Jordan Henderson was fortunate to flight without a reddish card after shoving Otavio doubly and causing a brawl.
Henderson's team-mate, Ali Hazazi, had fouled Otavio and was shown a reddish card, but nan erstwhile Liverpool man backed up his counterpart.
Ronaldo was fixed a yellowish paper for dissent and later gestured for nan referee beryllium substituted after Talisca's dismissal.
And while his attraction is connected Saudi Arabian football, Ronaldo responded to Messi's Ballon d'Or win by posting laughing emojis nether a station that suggested nan Argentine only deserves 5 awards.
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