Cristiano Ronaldo's not actually that bad, you know

The £80m man was quiet last year – but mercurial last night as Real got six, and he bagged four. Watch this.

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CRISTIANO RONALDO might have had a quiet season last year by his standards – or been slightly subdued for a man who had just been bought for a world record £80m – but the Portuguese certainly gave his doubters something to think about last night.

Instrumental for Real Madrid as they trounced Racing Santander, Ronaldo was the scorer of three and architect of more as Real romped to a 6-1 demolition at the Bernabeu.

Turn down your speakers (the music is a bit crap) and watch this for a masterclass.

After Barcelona’s Leo Messi scored this cracker on Wednesday, it seems the Spaniards are spoilt. Who do you reckon will score more this season?

Poll Results:

Messi (9)
Ronaldo (9)

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