Centurion Ronaldo reaches other milestone

Online Deask | April 14,2017 | 10:08 am

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo may be coarsely course for his worst domestic twist toward haul help on 2010 but gone two strikes adjoining Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-unmodified first leg regarding Wednesday he became the first artiste to score 100 goals in UEFA competitions.

Zinedine Zidane's side drew considering neighbours Atletico Madrid in La Liga a propos the order of Saturday and looked likely to slip sudden gone gone more after creature outplayed by Bayern in the first half to the front Ronaldo came to the rescue to seal a 2-1 win.

When Arturo Vidal headed the hosts into a 25th-minute benefit, Bayern appeared in excuse to course for a 17th consecutive European dwelling victory, but the game turned along between Vidal's missed penalty and Ronaldo equalised when a comfortable volley before in the second period.

Javi Martinez's sending-off just after the hour mark handed Real the initiative, and the 32-year-archaic Ronaldo clinched Real's victory subsequent to he inflection Manuel Neuer after beast picked out by Marco Asensio in the 77th minute.

While the Portugal innocent relatives in the setting of than has demonstrated an gaining to win matches on your own throughout his career, his latest relic court act came in an odd context having struggled to hit the lofty heights he sets himself in La Liga this season.

"Cristiano was unhappy because he couldn't score a third, that's how ambitious he is," Zidane told reporters.
Despite an admirable 19 goals in 24 league appearances, Ronaldo looks unlikely to assent the tallies he has managed in his last six seasons (40, 46, 34, 31, 48, 35). And he had in the back gone 613 minutes of European football without finding the net - his longest drought for eight years.

Yet he delivered an outstanding second-half comport yourself in serve to 100 European goals, when 98 in the Champions League and two coming in Madrid's 2-0 UEFA Super Cup victory on top of Sevilla in 2014.

Of Ronaldo's haul in Europe's intensity competition, he has managed 82 for Real, taking into consideration the new 16 coming for Manchester United, and his double took him four goals ahead of Lionel Messi (94) in the race to become the first artist to score 100 Champions League goals.
Real yet have to fend off a likely Bayern fightback upon Tuesday, but they remain upon course to become the first team to accord the Champions League.

At this rate, you would not bet against Ronaldo reaching his century in the competition by now the fall of this whisk.

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