Cristiano Ronaldo, the captain of Al-Nassr, holds the third position in the ranking of top-performing players in the Saudi Pro League (SPL), despite his remarkable performance this season.
Sofascore, as reported by SportBible, compiled the list, placing Al Fateh midfielder Mourad Batna in the lead with an average match rating of 8.11, attributed to his seven goals and seven assists. Following closely is Al Ittihad’s Igor Coronado in second place with an average rating of 8.09, reflecting his nine goal contributions.
Despite Ronaldo’s impressive record of 16 goals in 17 appearances for Al-Nassr this season, he occupies the third spot with an average rating of 8.07. Notably, Ronaldo’s goal tally surpasses that of both Batna and Coronado combined, and he also boasts seven assists.
In the rankings, Al Ittihad striker Karim Benzema secures the fourth position with an average rating of 8.03, marked by his nine goals in the league. Al Hilal’s Salem Al-Dawsari completes the top five with a rating of 8.02.
Other well-known footballers featured in the rankings include Riyad Mahrez (ninth, 7.71 rating), N’Golo Kante (16th, 7.54 rating), Aleksandar Mitrovic (20th, 7.46 rating), and Jordan Henderson and Sadio Mane (both 24th, 7.41 rating).