Cristiano Ronaldo Surprised With Special Cake for 40th Goal in 2023

By: Sandipan Ghosh Image credit: X

The 38-year-old Portuguese soccer legend Cristiano Ronaldo is in great form. In the calendar year of 2023, the forward has recorded the most goals with 40 goals.

After his contract termination with the English club Manchester United, Ronaldo officially joined the Saudi Pro League club Al-Nassr in January 2023.

Since joining the Saudi club, Ronaldo has scored 31 goals in 38 appearances for the Riyadh-based club. In the ongoing Saudi Pro League 2023/24, Ronaldo is the leading goal-scorer with 10 goals.

Meanwhile, Ronaldo has scored 9 goals in 7 matches for Portugal in 2023. While Portugal have booked their spot for the UEFA Euro 2024, Ronaldo is the second-most goalscorer in the Euro Qualifiers.

Ronaldo just returned to Al-Nassr after completing his October schedule for his national team. A special surprise was waiting for him on his return to the club.

In the celebration of Ronaldo's record-breaking 40 goals in 2023, Al-Nassr teammates brought a special cake for their captain.

Ronaldo's incredible stats were written on the cake with his iconic celebration images, "203 International caps, 127 goals, 40 goals in 2023."Surprised Ronaldo had a smile and thanked the players.

While Al-Nassr shared that moment on their social media accounts, Ronaldo replied with "Thank you Team!🙌🏼@AlNassrFC @AlNassrFC_EN 💛💙."

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