Cristiano Ronaldo’s first half strike for Real Madrid against Celta Vigo was his 13th goal in just eight appearances against the Galician club – a team that he must just love playing.
His eight-minute strike was a key intervention in the surprise top-of-the-table clash between the two sides. Level on points heading into the game, the winner would sit at the summit of La
A brilliant one-two with Lucas Vazquez – whose return pass was perfectly weighted to leave Ronaldo in a prime shooting position – opened the scoring, with Danilo making it 2-0 before the interval.
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Below is a video of CR7’s powerful finish:
The Portuguese exhibited great balance to remain in control of his shot and fire it past Vigo goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez.
Having surpassed Raul’s club record number of goals at the Bernabeu before the international break, the former Manchester United forward will now be looking for the next record to break, and to extend his remarkable scoring return for Madrid.
As usual, the three-time Balon d’Or winner’s feat fetched some brilliant responses from passionate Real Madrid fans:
After failing to find the net against PSG in the Champions League last week, he certainly didn’t waste any time getting his name onto the scoresheet today.
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