Real Madrid 3-2 Borussia Dortmund: 5 Talking Points

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The boots and packaging appear to celebrate Ronaldo's feat listing the years that the Real Madrid winger has previously won the award along with an ominous '2017'.

Raphael Varane limped off in the first half and appears highly unlikely to return in time for Saturday's La Liga clash with Sevilla. The German club finished third because of a better goal difference and will now play in the Europa League.

But Rose, while marvelling at the statistic, preferred to take stock of what his current Tottenham side achieved, having played his part in a group stage exit in last season's edition. The Portugal international is also the leading scorer in the competition with nine goals. They should have had the nous to chaperone Dortmund out of the match and claim a more comfortable victory.

Ronaldo uploaded a photo to his Instagram showing himself getting on a plane with trademark 'CR7' logo and a silhouette of him celebrating.

Real have a staggering seven players on the shortlist of 30 with Karim Benzema, Marcelo, Isco, Luka Modric, Sergio Ramos and Toni Kroos all nominated alongside their talisman Ronaldo. That agreement ended in 2016, however, with the governing body reintroducing its own accolade once again - 'The Best' Fifa Men's Player.

Vazquez' winner came with a low shot from just outside the area after being set up by Theo Hernandez with a header.

Bosz did single out Aubameyang, who has long been linked with a move to Madrid, the Dutchman hopeful of keeping the Dortmund star. Theo oscillates between destructive directness and wastefulness, which is natural for a player of his age. Marcel Schmelzer caught Vazquez and Varane's replacement Marco Asensio idle near Kovacic's loose pass and the left-back whipped a brilliant delivery into the box that Aubameyang headed beyond Navas.

That's a huge order, but it has to be done to make sure Dortmund advance. "Obviously, I also like to score in it".

In the 12th minute, Ronaldo curled a stunning ball around goalkeeper Roman Burki.