Football fans can't believe what Cristiano Ronaldo has failed to do in La Liga this season

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In a few weeks time, the famous Ballon d'Or ceremony is almost certain to crown Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo as the finest player in the world.

The Portuguese forward was instrumental in Los Blancos' capture of both the Champions League and La Liga in 2017, but in 2017/18, the 32-year-old has been a pale shadow of himself.

He's only found the back of the net once in La Liga despite featuring in eight games, with his arch rival Lionel Messi way ahead of him on 12 goals already.

It's something which will surely be bothering him and there are growing rumours of his discontent with the rest of the Real Madrid dressing room.

Sergio Ramos apparently fell out with him, while Zinedine Zidane is struggling to keep his talisman happy.

Things surely have to change sooner rather than later, otherwise, the club could well end up without any silverware come the end of the season.


While is goal record is pretty underwhelming, some of his other stats from this season are pretty damning of the sort of player he is becoming.

On a Reddit forum, it was correctly pointed out that Ronaldo is one of only two outfield players in La Liga this season not to complete an interception.

The other outfield player hasn't actually started a game, you know, just for context.

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Even though he is famed for not putting in much of a defensive shift, that stat is pretty shocking.

Defending from the front and intercepting the ball high up the pitch plays into the hands of Real's system and if their main man isn't helping out with it, they have a problem.

The finding drew a lot of attention from football fans and some of the debate on Reddit made for very interesting reading.







It's all going wrong in Ronaldo world right now.

Los Blancos travel to APOEL Nicosia in midweek looking to help secure their passage into the knockout stages.

A return to scoring form for Ronaldo would also be welcome for fans and the rest of the Madrid team.

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