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Cristiano Ronaldo responds with bizarre gesture after rival fans chant Lionel Messi’s name during Al-Nassr game

CRISTIANO RONALDO responded with a series of bizarre gestures after being taunted by Al-Shabab fans over the weekend.

The former Manchester United star, 39, was in action for Al-Nassr on Sunday.

Cristiano Ronaldo made animated gestures towards home fans

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Cristiano Ronaldo made animated gestures towards home fansCredit: Getty
The Portuguese ace responded to the crowd's 'Messi' chants

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The Portuguese ace responded to the crowd’s ‘Messi’ chantsCredit: X
He also cupped his ear towards the home fans

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He also cupped his ear towards the home fansCredit: X
Ronaldo, 39, netted from the penalty spot

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Ronaldo, 39, netted from the penalty spotCredit: AFP

Ronaldo and Co travelled to face Al-Shabab looking to keep their title hopes alive.

The Portuguese forward was the subject of Lionel Messi chants from opposition fans earlier this season.

And when Al-Shabab supporters sang the Argentine’s name, Ronaldo looked to get the last laugh.

He opened the scoring in the 21st minute from the penalty spot, running to the corner flag and performing his trademark celebration.

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Later in the topsy-turvy contest, Ronaldo couldn’t help but make some gestures towards the crowd.

The animated ace could be seen frantically waving his arms towards home supporters.

And at one point he even cupped his ear in triumph.

Former Atletico Madrid star Yannick Carrasco equalised for Al-Shabab from the penalty spot on the stroke of half-time.

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Talisca then restored Al-Nassr’s advantage just seconds into the second-half.

Brazilian ace Carlos levelled once again for the home side on 66 minutes.

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But Talisca struck again four minutes from time to seal victory for Ronaldo and Co.

Al-Nassr’s win moved them onto 52 points from 21 games in the Saudi Pro League.

They are in second place, four points behind Ruben Neves’ Al-Hilal, who also possess a game in hand.

Ronaldo is top scorer in the Saudi Pro League this season, having bagged 22 goals in 20 appearances.

He is three ahead of former Fulham ace Aleksandar Mitrovic, and seven clear of ex-Tottenham winger Georges-Kevin N’Koudou.

Ronaldo is aiming to add another golden boot to his collection

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Ronaldo is aiming to add another golden boot to his collectionCredit: Getty

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