Atletico fans bring back Ronaldo's statue memory in Calderon


Atletico fans bring back Ronaldo's statue memory in Calderon

Atletico fans bring back Ronaldo's statue memory in Calderon as they mocked the Real Madrid forward when he contested a ball with Atletico Madrid captain, Diego Godin.

According to a few accounts, the challenge had been enough to - momentarily at least - make Ronaldo look like his bust, which was unveiled at Madeira airport earlier this year.

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Cristiano Ronaldo's first leg hat-trick had all but Real Madrid lost the second leg of the Champions League semi-final to city rivals, Atletico 2-1. and proceed due to away goal rule.

Atletico got two early goals in opening minutes of the encounter and they were on the brink of a comeback fiesta before isco ended the hope of their fairy tales before half time.

After Fernando Torres has fallen short in his attempts to intimidate Ronaldo, the Portugal captain was on the wrong end of some meaty challenges from the Atleti players.

The sight of this footage during half-time of the game was enough to prompt a few mocking tweets from viewers that were unsympathetic towards Ronaldo being on the wrong end of Godin's challenge.

Jumping for a header, the Uruguayan slammed into the back of Ronaldo, as shown in the slow motion footage below.

Ronaldo had the last laugh, of course as Isco's goal was the last of the night, and Real progressed to their second Champions League final in a row.

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