Cristiano Ronaldo misses an absolute sitter from two yards out in Saudi Pro League as fans say ‘how on earth’

CRISTIANO RONALDO missed a golden chance from just TWO YARDS out during Al-Nassr’s 4-3 win over Al-Ahli in the Saudi Pro League.

The Manchester United and Real Madrid legend, 38, bagged a brace on Friday evening as his side came out on top in a high-scoring game in Riyadh.

It looked as though Cristiano Ronaldo could not miss from two yardsSSC via Twitter

Somehow he poked his close-range effort against the postSSC via Twitter

SSC via TwitterFootball fans were in disbelief at the incredible miss[/caption]

His first goal came after just four minutes and was allowed to stand despite smoke from the stands obscuring the keeper’s view of Ronaldo‘s shot.

Then in the eighth minute, the ball was fired across the box towards the Portuguese icon at the back post.

But as he got on the end of the cross to poke home, he somehow managed to hit the post with the goal at his mercy.

And football fans on social media could not believe what they had seen.

One said: “How on earth?”

Another added: “NO WAYYYY .”

A third replied: “Messi will never miss this.”

While a fourth responded: “Missed a tap in .”


Ronaldo bagged two goals but still managed to squander a huge chanceGetty

Ronaldo has scored 29 goals in 33 appearances since leaving Man Utd for Al-Nassr.

The club sit fifth in the Saudi Pro League with five wins from their opening seven games.

Along with Ronaldo, Al-Nassr also boast a host of other stars including Aymeric Laporte, Marcelo Brozovic and Sadio Mane.

Opponents Al-Ahli also started a number of high-profile players including Edouard Mendy, Franck Kessie, Allan Saint-Maximin, Roberto Firmino and Riyad Mahrez.

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