It was another day of celebrations at Bernabeu as the Galacticos out-smarted their city rivals Athletico Madrid with three goals to zero on Tuesday night in a Champions league first leg semifinal game.
The hero of the day, Cristiano Ronaldo scored three goals in a cincilating encounter which saw both teams playing their hearts out to win the game.
It was Real Madrid who had an upper hand during the 90 minutes of the game. Madrid took the lead through their Portuguese star, Ronaldo who opened the score in the 10th minute of the game through a header after receiving a superb cross from Casemiro.
Ronaldo scored his second goal in the 73rd minute after after receiving a cross from Karim Benzema before adding a third and a final goal in the 82nd minute.
The Madrid talisman has given Athletico Madrid a huge task in the second leg who will need to score four goals to advance to the finals. Another semifinal encounter will be played on Wednesday between Juventus and Monaco.
After the game he conglatulated his teammates and all supporters for rallying behind him.
“I thank all our supporters for being behind us all the time. Even though its me who scored the goals, but its a team’s effort, therefore I thank all my teammates for for playing our hearts out to win this game”, said Ronaldo.