Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo all but broke the internet with his performance against Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League this week. With banter and memes flowing bountifully, did you see how social media reacted to his dominant display?
With the Italians having a big job on their hands in overturning a two-goal deficit, Ronaldo was presented the opportunity to showcase why the club signed him for a staggering €100 million (R1.62 million) during the off-season.
The former Manchester United star strutted his stuff, with his now iconic hat-trick ensuring Juventus go to the next round of Europe's elite club competition.
At the same time, Ronaldo equalled FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi’s record of eight hat-tricks in the Champions League, taking the ongoing debate between the two to new heights.
Nonetheless, social media was abuzz following Ronaldos performance, and the Juve attacker became a trending topic after the game.
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