Jack Hendry disclosed that he reached a settlement with Cristiano

The Scotland defender met one of football’s legends in person while on the field in Saudi Arabia.

Jack Hendry has disclosed that he exchanged jerseys with Al Nassr star Cristiano Ronaldo in the Middle East to settle their score.

Following a lucrative transfer, the Scotland defender is currently playing for Al Ettifaq in the Saudi Pro League under the management of Steven Gerrard, with players like Celtic icon Moussa Dembele.

He gained notoriety last month following an altercation with the Real Madrid emblem during the teams’ match, which Al Nassr prevailed 1-0 in overtime with to a goal from Sadio Mane during King’s Cup business.

Hendry and Ronaldo were vying for the ball at the end of the second half of regular time when they began grabbing and tugging on one another.

In a video that has received over 234k views on social media, the Portuguese forward is shown with his arms raised when the Scotsman first breaks away with the ball before the referee blows his whistle.

Speaking to the BBC before of Scotland’s last Euro 2024 qualifying matches against Georgia and Norway—where qualification for Germany is already guaranteed—Hendry has now acknowledged that he has made peace with CR7 and revealed more about his relocation to Saudi Arabia.

“Really nice to be playing against these kinds of guys,” he remarked.

“Ronaldo is unquestionably among the greatest players in the world, and his accomplishments are truly remarkable.

It’s always fun to pit myself against him and engage in that kind of sparring. Talking to him afterward and exchanging jerseys was beneficial. I’ll save that for a different time!

“I believe the league will keep expanding if you consider the caliber of players graduating. As they prepare for the 2034 World Cup, I believe there will be a strong push to advance the game. It will eventually rank among the world’s strongest leagues, I’m convinced of it.”

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