Watch Cristiano Ronaldo score a first-half HAT-TRICK for Al-Nassr as he enters Golden Boot race

THE SPECIAL RON CRISTIANO RONALDO hit a first-half hat-trick for Al-Nassr and charged into the race for the golden boot.

The 38-year-old needed a few games to adapt to Saudi Arabia but is now hitting goals with regularity.

Cristiano Ronaldo did not score in his first three Al-Nassr games but now cannot stop hitting the net

Saturday’s hat-trick means he has now netted eight times in his last four games.

All of Ronaldo’s goals came in the first-half as he made light work of opponents Damac.

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His first came from the spot after 18 minutes when he converted a penalty.

The former Real Madrid forward would double his and Al-Nassr’s advantage by drilling in a left-footed effort from the edge of the box five minutes later.

He completed the hat-trick at the end of the first-half as Al-Nassr sprung on the counter attack.

Winger Abdulrahman Ghareeb got the move going as he raced into the opposition half with some impressive footwork.

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He released Ayman Yahya, who in two touches slowed the ball down in the penalty area before putting it on a plate for Ronaldo.

From 12 yards out, the star dispatched the ball beyond the reach of the keeper.

Earlier this month Ronaldo hit four goals in a magnificent one-man performance at Al-Wehda.

His goal glut means he is now in joint-fourth in the Saudi Pro League scoring charts.

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Anderson Talisca leads with 13 goals from 15 appearances, while Ronaldo already has eight in only five games.

Al-Nassr have a two-point lead over Al-Ittihad at the top of the table after 18 games.

With the latest league game out of the way, the ex-Man United ace can now look forward to attending Jake Paul v Tommy Fury.

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