Madrid edge out Dortmund

Ramos said that he has always enjoyed'a great friendship with Madrid team-mate Ronaldo

Ramos said that he has always enjoyed'a great friendship with Madrid team-mate Ronaldo

No previous player has scored in all six group games, but it took Ronaldo just 12 minutes to net against Dortmund, and it was one to remember for numerous reasons.

CRISTIANO RONALDO has boarded a private jet to Paris in expectation of winning his fifth Ballon d'Or.

Ronaldo, already the competition's all-time highest goalscorer, became the first player in history to convert in all six group-stage matches when he gave Los Blancos a two-goal lead, but Lucas Vazquez clinched the win in the 81st minute after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's double levelled.

"He has speed and scores a lot of goals; I hope he will stay with us for many years".

He wrote alongside the image: "Flying in style!"

He even wore his new Air Force 1 CR7 trainers for the trip, complete with a golden swoosh and eye-catching white style.

Aside from Messi and Ronaldo, the Ballon d'Or, originally conceived to honour only European players before going fully global in 2007, has three triple winners - Johan Cruyff, Michel Platini and Marco van Basten.

Bosz did single out Aubameyang, who has long been linked with a move to Madrid, the Dutchman hopeful of keeping the Dortmund star.

The Ballon d'Or is an annual award presented by the magazine France Football to the best player of the year, as voted by sports journalists.

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Ronaldo was wrongly denied his second of the night by the offside flag as he prodded home from close range.

MF Isco, 6 - If he meant the mid-pirouette assist for Mayoral's goal, it is conclusive proof that Isco's feet are lined with caramel.

He was lethal in counter-attacks and deserved his brace.

He received the ball on the edge of the box, looked up and curled a magnificent effort into the top corner, giving Roman Burki no chance.

Five of his eight shots were on target, which is indicative that his profligacy in the earlier stages of the season could be melting away. I'm here because I asked to be here.

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