Cristiano Ronaldo picks his favourite goal he's scored for Real Madrid

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Earlier this week, Real Madrid fans got the news many had been desperately hoping to hear when it was announced Cristiano Ronaldo had signed a new contract to extend his stay at the Santiago Bernabeu.

The Portuguese star's new deal means he is set to remain in the Spanish capital until 2021 but he has already given every indication that this will not be his last contract at the club.

Upon announcing the extended contract, Ronaldo revealed his intention to carry on playing for another 10 years until the age of 41 - you certainly wouldn't bet against him fulfilling that promise.

And in a new interview with Real Madrid TV, the 31-year-old has opened up on his career to date at Los Blancos.

It only feels like yesterday when he became the most expensive player in the world after leaving Manchester United for £80 million in 2009.

But since then, he has gone on to win La Liga, two Champions Leagues, two Copa del Reys and even a FIFA Club World Cup.

His goalscoring record is pretty hard to believe too. Across all competitions, Ronaldo has made 360 appearances for Madrid and found the back of the net an astonishing 371 times.

So, of those 371 goals which one sticks in Ronaldo's memory as his own personal favourite?

That was one of the questions posed to him by Madrid's in-house TV station and Ronaldo responded with a goal that is likely to bring a smile to most die hard fans of the La Liga giants.

“The one I scored from the penalty spot in the last Champions League final. Maybe it’s not the goal you were expecting, but it was decisive,” he said, as per Spanish publication Sport.

With the scores locked at 1-1 after extra-time, Madrid required a penalty shootout to overcome their bitter rivals Atletico and it just had to be Ronaldo who hit the winning spot-kick. You can relive the moment below.

Ronaldo, who would also go on to win Euro 2016 later this year with Portugal, added that he and manager Zinedine Zidane shared an 'emotional' moment after winning the final in Milan.

“I admired him as a player and I admire him as a person and as a manager. I have a special affection for him," he continued.

"After winning the Champions League we spoke and they were special, fun moments after winning a game of such emotion like that final. We were both very emotional.”

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