TURIN: Love him or hate him, Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best of all time and he’s regained his form after a tough start to the season. And this goal was just otherworldly.
In his long and illustrious career, Ronaldo has won a billion trophies and scored a zillion goals. Today, just now, at the ripe old age of 33, he has scored one of his most sensational, athletic, instantly iconic goals in Real Madrid’s Champions League match against Juventus. Ronaldo had put Real Madrid in control of this Champions League quarter-final with an early poacher’s finish.
This was Ronaldo’s second goal in what wound up a 3-0 Madrid win. After Real win their third consecutive Champions League title this year thanks to a Ronaldo hat trick in the final, and Portugal win the World Cup in the summer, this is the goal that will be playing Ronaldo he takes the stage to accept his third consecutive and sixth overall Ballon d’Or.