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Ronaldo gets huge lump on face after elbow leaving Mbappe shaking his head

Cristiano Ronaldo has been left with a ginormous lump on the side of his face after receiving a firm elbow from Keylor Navas.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner seemed to see the funny side on his first start in Al-Nassr colours as his former team-mate crashed an arm into his face during an exhibition clash between the Saudi Pro League outfit and PSG.

The poor challenge resulted in a penalty for Al-Nassr, which Ronaldo dispatched into the top right corner but CR7 also enjoyed showcasing the lump to World Cup superstar Kylian Mbappe, who checked the chunk on his face before the pair shared a joke in the centre circle.

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In a high-octane clash at the King Fahd International Stadium, PSG ran out 5-4 winners thanks to goals from Lionel Messi, Marquinhos, Kylian Mbappe, Sergio Ramos and Hugo Ekitike with Neymar failing to convert from 12 yards in the first half.

Messi fired the European giants in front after only two minutes via a cute finish underneath Mohammed Al Owais but Ronaldo, keen not to be outshone by his arch-nemesis, hit back with a goal of his own from the penalty spot before Juan Bernat saw red for wiping out Salem Al Dawsari as the last man.

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PSG regained the lead through Marquinhos' bobbled finish in the 43rd minute of the contest and Christophe Galtier's side should have capitalised further when Neymar embarrassingly fluffed his lines from 12 yards. Ronaldo then popped up for his second of the contest to level the scoreline before half-time, taking advantage of a mix-up in the PSG penalty area.

Sergio Ramos added a third for the Parisians after the interval with Jang Hyun-Soo replying for Al-Nassr. PSG's second penalty of the afternoon was expertly dispatched by Mbappe and Ekitike's breakaway goal added a fifth for Ligue 1 club. Former Benfica whizkid Anderson Talisca reduced the deficit to one in the dying embers of the contest.

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