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Al-Nassr FC Team Profile: History, Top Scorers, Performance in 2022, Trophies And What You Need To Know. Al-Nassr FC is undoubtedly one of the most discussed topics in the football world currently. The club’s recent signing of Portuguese centre forward Cristiano Ronaldo for a massive sum of $200 million per season took everyone by surprise.

The club is definitely one of the most successful ones of its kind in Saudi Arabia. To date in history, the team as a whole has several massive achievements to its name. It’s time for us to have a detailed look at the team’s profile.

Al Nassr: History

Riyadh based Al Nassr Football Club was founded in 1955. The name means “victory,” which signified the glory of the team in the early years. Despite having failed to make their presence felt on the big stage, Al-Nassr finally made things happen for themselves with the passage of time. In 1963, the club was promoted to the first division. The team won a total of 16 trophies during the 1970s and 1980s combined. 

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The team was also able to achieve a lot of success during the 1990s. However, some setbacks pushed the side against the wall in the mid-2000s. However, the team was able to turn things around and return to winning ways beginning in 2010. Signing Cristiano Ronaldo in 2022 is supposedly going to boost their chances in every competition they participate in from hereon.

Al Nassr: Top scorers

List of top 5 goals scorers in Al Nassr’s history so far are:-

NameCountry MatchesGoals 
Abderrazak HamdallahMorocco 108112
Mohammad Al-SahlawiSaudi Arabia 219105
GiulianoBrazil 7831
Hassan Al RahebSaudi Arabia 9629
TaliscaBrazil 4028

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Al Nassr: Performance in 2022

Al-Nassr FC, who are undoubtedly one of the most successful sides in Saudi Arabia, are in fairly good rhythm currently. The side is presently placed third in the Saudi Pro League table.

Al-Nassr FC has also performed superbly well so far in this season of the AFC Champions League to emerge as group toppers and cement their place in the next round. However, the team has looked frail so far in the Arabian Champions Cup, with 0 wins in 3 matches and sitting at the bottom of their group. 

Al-Nassr: Trophies

  • 9X Saudi Arabian Champion
  • 6X Saudi Cup Winner
  • 2X Saudi Crown Prince Cup Winner
  • 1X Asian Super Cup Winner
  • 1X Asian Cup Winners’ Cup Winner
  • 2X GCC Champions League Winner