But in the end it was teamwork, you have to work as a team to get this result.
Real Madrid obliterated a heart-broken Juventus side in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals to seal a comfortable 3-0 victory at the home of the Italian Champions. Many players in LaLiga history have scored spectacular over-head kicks with Mexican striker Hugo Sánchez becoming somewhat of a specialist in his time as a player in delivering spectacular scissor-kicks.
While the performance was one of quality and composure from Los Blancos, the match will forever be remembered for Ronaldo's masterful goal, as well as the reaction that followed.
"I still haven't decided what to do but coaching is getting increasingly attractive, also because there are lot from my generation who are now coaching", he said.
Ronaldo admitted the goal was the best he has scored in his career and for the fact that Juventus fans applauded his effort is incredible. To be applauded by the Juventus stadium, where so many great footballers have played, it's a top moment for me.
Ronaldo is a champion at an extraordinary level.
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The Portuguese has scored in his past 10 Champions League games - all nine this season and last year's final - netting 16 times in that run. "It's a goal that will be talked about in 100 years", said former Porto and Benfica player turned pundit César Peixoto.
Amid the hyperbole surrounding the goal - entirely justified it should be added - it nearly got forgotten that Ronaldo had once again produced a complete display to single-handedly all but put the Spanish giants into the semi-final.
Cristiano Ronaldo is without a shadow of a doubt one of the greatest players to have ever graced a football pitch.
Do you think Ronaldo's strike is the best in the history of the UCL? Just four minutes into the game, Rafael van der Vaart was fouled by Edouard Cisse some 35 yards from goal.
"It was a nice goal", he said on ESPN Sportscenter. I've word to describe his second.
Which goal was better he was asked.