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Al-Hilal is champion of the Saudi King's Cup over Al-Nassr
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Al-Hilal, a Saudi team, led by Portuguese coach Jorge Jesus, beat Al-Nassr, led by fellow Portuguese coach Jorge Jesus, last Friday (31), in a decisive and super busy match, in the final of the Saudi King's Cup, in Jeddah , at the King Abdullah Sports City stadium.

Champion and with emotion

The final of the Saudi King's Cup, which took place last Friday (31), between Al-Hilal, coach Jorge Jesus' team, ex-Flamengo, and Al-Nassr, Cristiano Ronaldo's team, was spectacular. With ups and downs and moments of tension, it was everything a final deserved to be: unforgettable.

The game started looking easy for now 11-time Saudi King's Cup champions Al-Hilal. In the 7th minute, they opened the scoring with top scorer Mitrovic and managed to maintain that advantage until the second half, when something wrong happened.

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However, with the start of the second half and constant pressure from Cristiano Ronaldo's team, the balance changed. Ospina was sent off at the beginning of the second stage, making Al-Nassr even more aggressive.

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Everything was decided until Al-Bulayhi, received the second yellow card and was also sent off, making the team give in to the pressure and concede Ayman Yahya's equalizer in the blink of an eye. The draw, however, took the game to extra time.

During the extra time, nothing new happened, in fact, another Al-Hilal player was sent off, which was already a common occurrence at the time of the championship. Koulibaly was sent off, making the game even more exciting.

Zero to zero in extra time, it was time for penalties. And then, the hero of Jorge Jesus' team's championship appeared: Bono. The goalkeeper saved two of his rival's penalties and Al-Hilal won the Saudi King's Cup 5-4.

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Cristiano Ronaldo breaks down in tears after Al-Hilal beat his team, Al-Nassr, in the final of the Saudi King's Cup (Photo: reproduction/Getty Images Embed)


Tears of the best in the world

Cristiano Ronaldo, five times voted the best in the world in the last 16 years, who currently plays for Al-Nassr, was defeated.

CR7, who ended his first season in the Saudi team with Al-Nassr, crossed paths with Al-Hilal on five occasions, having won only once.

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The last of these defeats came in the final of the Saudi King's Cup, denying him and his team the runner-up spot. Cristiano almost scored an absurd bicycle goal, but at the end of the penalties, he broke down in tears with the chance of the title lost.

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Featured photo: Goalkeeper Bono celebrates after decisive saves secured the title for Al-Hilal (Reproduction/Instagram/@alhilal)

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