Champions League: That goal, I didn't expect to score that goal - Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

GETTY Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning overhead kick against Juventus

In a moment of magic in the 64th minute, Ronaldo sent an overhead kick past the motionless Gianluigi Buffon to earn an ovation from the Juve fans, before Marcelo completed the scoring.

They've just witnessed their Champions League dream killed for another year, yet they choose to applaud the opposition's goal. "To be applauded by the Juventus stadium, where so many great footballers have played, is a top moment for me".

"It's not easy to get three goals past Juve on their own pitch. I'm happy for him and happy to have him on our team".

For the Old Lady, the 3-0 scoreline does not paint a just picture of the match, as for significant periods of the game they were pressuring Madrid and creating chances.

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"There is absolutely nothing to hold against the lads. We can cause problems for any team".

He is the king of the Champions League and way ahead of Lionel Messi for that matter.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a record-breaking goal and a stunning overhead bicycle kick to bury Juventus 3-0 on Tuesday in a rematch of last year's Champions League final.

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In Turin, Juventus was out for revenge after losing the final 4-1 to Madrid past year.

His name is Cristiano Ronaldo.

Cristiano now has the bicycle kick that he had so craved; the only goal that was missing from his illustrious, extensive collection.

Ronaldo's constant quest for perfection and his unique level of professionalism, means we very much expect this unique record of scoring in major worldwide tournaments to continue during this summers World Cup in Russian Federation and the 2020 Euro's, and possibly beyond ... "I tried it today and it came off". Then we'll go to Madrid to try and do something that will be very hard, which is to try to get through.

"Obviously people are talking about my second was a spectacular goal, possibly the best of my career", he said.

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri admitted he was amazed by his ability to change his style of play in his thirties to adapt to losing some of his once-searing pace. "I jumped very high and it's a goal that will live long in the memory". When you come up against one of the best in the world like Ronaldo, you need to be flawless. Every time they ventured forward, they looked risky and posed a serious threat to Juventus' backline - and the quality of their goals showed the gulf in class.

Stricken Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli could only gasp at the craftsmanship of the strike, telling reporters his opponent had "made it up".

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