Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo made headlines once again as he netted a brilliant hat-trick to all but end the contest against city-rivals Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the semi-final at the Santiago Bernabeu.
While Atletico still have the second leg to play, having to score at least three goals and not concede any in the return leg is a Herculean task for any team in the world, especially when you are playing against Zinedine Zidane’s free-scoring Real.
Here we look at the best Twitter reactions to Ronaldo’s hat-trick including all the goals as well:
Some commemorated both Lionel Messi and Ronaldo
There is nobody out there, or up and coming, that come close to Ronaldo or Messi. Both Untouchable 🙌🏻🙌🏻— Nick Newell (@_NickNewell_) May 2, 2017
If watching Ronaldo play doesn't fill you with joy just because you prefer Messi or vice versa then football isn't the sport for you.— Kian (@herbivorekian) May 2, 2017
While others found time to take a dig at Arsene Wenger's Arsenal
Ronaldo would probably score 13 goals against Arsenal over 2 legs 😂— Notorious Footy (@NotoriousFooty) May 2, 2017
Others meanwhile resorted to the same old Messi-Ronaldo comparisons.
We may have won 3-0 tonight, but don't let it distract you from the fact that Lionel Messi blew a 4-1 Ballon D'Or lead vs Cristiano Ronaldo.— Xav Salazar (@XavsFutbol) May 2, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo posing with players better than him. pic.twitter.com/pj4YwljxDV— Aaron (@elnnenym) May 2, 2017
Ronaldo will now collect ballon d'or while Messi will be hanging shirt at aswani— Akwaugo (@Nazygold2) May 2, 2017
Ronaldo netted a hat-trick in the previous match against Bayern Munich as well and this fan summarised it best
While this response by Antoine Griezmann is just gold!
Host: Who wouldn't you like to see in 2017?— Mohamed Osama (@_DrOsama) May 2, 2017
Griezmann: Cristiano Ronaldo. pic.twitter.com/Add4fZmDWt
For those who missed out on the goals, here they are
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