Top five: Cristiano Ronaldo free-kicks

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Cristiano Ronaldo has scored many wonderful free-kicks which have whip and power, making them impossible to save. Ronaldo's stance while taking a free-kick is also unusual and has become popular amongst fans.

Here are his first best free-kicks

5. Real Madrid vs Apoel FC

Minnows Apoel faced the mighty Madrid in the knockout stages of the Champions League where Ronaldo scored a wonderful free-kick from a tight angle.

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4. Real Madrid vs Villarreal

A La Liga clash of little importance, this match will be remembered for Ronaldo's magical free-kick. Ronaldo's curling effort from outside the box flew straight into the top corner with relative ease.

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3. Real Madrid vs Marseille

Another Champions League clash, Ronaldo was settling into Madrid in his debut season. A long range free-kick was given which was expected to be crossed into the box but Ronaldo had other ideas as he lashed on it and scored a beauty.

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2. Manchester United vs Arsenal

A clash of supreme importance, this match decided which team was headed to the Champions League final. United won the 1st leg 1-0 but that wasn't enough and they needed a positive result at the Emirates to go through. United took an early lead and Ronaldo confirmed the result with an astounding free-kick from 40 yards.

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1. Manchester United vs Portsmouth

Arguably Ronaldo's best ever goal, the curl he got on this free-kick was unbelievable. The power, placement and whip were all perfectly balanced in this goal creating the ultimate free-kick.

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