MADRID, Spain – Cristiano Ronaldo made his much anticipated home debut for Real Madrid in a 1-1 draw with Al Ittihad on Sunday in the pre-season Peace Cup.
Ronaldo was substituted for striker Gonzalo Higuain in the 66th minute.
Club captain Raul gave Madrid the lead at in the 55th minute before Hicham Aboucherouane equalized for the Saudi Arabian champions.
Real Madrid: Dudek, Miguel Torres, Garay (Agus, m.46), Metzelder, Drenthe, Lass Diarra, Gago (Guti, m.65), Cristiano Ronaldo (Higuaín, m.65), Sneijder (Granero, m.75), Raúl, Benzema (Robben, m.65).
Al Ittihad: Zaid; Alrahab (Alzubaidi, m.90), Fallatah, Alshamrani; Aboshgair, Hazazi (Almeshal, m.73), Aboucherouane, Almukhaini; Alsaqri (Khariri, m.88), Almontashari y Alnumare (Alsaeed, m.78).