Cristiano Ronaldo always shows up in the important moments of the season. This year he has rested more than ever to arrive to the crucial games fit and he showed it again on Tuesday. The Portuguese was the key man in the tie, scoring five goals to help Los Blancos to reach the semifinals for the seventh time in a row.
After his exhibition, Cristiano Ronaldo spoke in the Spanish TV about his performance: “I keep the positive things. The team was great and I’m very happy to score three goals”, the star said after the game.
The journalist asked Cristiano if he deserves the name of a street in Madrid after making the difference against Bayern Munich: “I only ask to Bernabéu not to be booed, because I always give everything in every game and, although sometimes I don’t score, I always try to work and help Real Madrid”.
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 103 goals in Europe, including the five nets against Bayern Munich. Again, the Portuguese was the man of the match and the German newspapers highlighted today his performance.
The Portuguese player spoke about Bayern: “We knew we had to play very well or Bayern would create chances because it’s a team that can score goals in any stadium. They showed they are a great team, but we played well and we had several chances in the first half. In the second half, we conceded two goals but we are used to suffer and we go home very happy”.
It wasn’t easy to go through the semifinals because Los Blancos had to play again an extra time against Bayern Munich: “Real Madrid were better. Scoring six goals against a team like Bayern Munich is not easy. We deserve to qualify, we were great, the team knew how to suffer and we are already in the semifinals”, Cristiano Ronaldo finished after another exhibition.