The Portuguese superstar has been criticised somewhat of late after experiencing a mini goal drought in La Liga, but there’s absolutely nothing wrong with his instincts when it comes to European matches, as the German cracks found out to their cost this evening.
These days, Ronaldo is known for claiming his goals from close-range inside the penalty area but his 32-year-old legs can still find the net from range, and he did exactly that this evening.
Nothing tangible was at stake with Real already qualified in second place in the group, with Dortmund already eliminated, but Ronaldo was playing like a man with a point or two to prove:
🙌 HISTORY MAKER! 🙌
Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first player in history to score in all six Champions League group stage games 👏 pic.twitter.com/ZaKYMOrqkR
— BT Sport Football (@btsportfootball) December 6, 2017
That goal now means Ronaldo has become the first player in history to score in all six Champions League group matches.