Highlights

  • Cristiano Ronaldo disagreed with the decision of referee
  • He convinced the referee to review the incident using the pitchside monitor
  • Al-Nassr praised him for his sportsmanship

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During the AFC Champions League game against Persepolis, Cristiano Ronaldo asked the refree to review a decision that was going in the favour of his team

Cristiano Ronaldo asks referee to change decision going in team's favour, praised for sportsmanship

Cristiano Ronaldo showed exceptional sportsmanship during a AFC Champions League match on Monday. People all around the world, including his club Al Nassr praised him for his selfless actions during the game against Persepolis.

During the match, Ronaldo was fouled by Persepolis' Sorous Rafiei, leading to a penalty being awared to Al-Nassr. However, Ronaldo disagreed with the decision and spoke up against it. He convinced the referee to review the incident using the pitchside monitor. After the review, the referee changed his decision, cancelling the penalty.

The game ended in a draw, but this result helped Al-Nassr secure top position in Group E, ensuring their progress to the knockout phase of the competition.

Al Nassr commended Ronaldo calling it "a great deal of sportsmanship."


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