5 times Cristiano Ronaldo pulled off a miracle to save his team

5 times Cristiano Ronaldo pulled off a miracle to save his team

Cristiano Ronaldo secured for Juventus a mighty victory against Atletico Madrid, powering the Serie A team through to the 2018/19 Champions League quarter finals.

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The 34-year-old proved once again why the Old Lady spent big to get him down with the specific task of winning the coveted European club competition title.

5 times Cristiano Ronaldo single-handedly pulled off a miracle for his team

The 34-year-old proved once again why the Old Lady spent big to get him down with the specific task of winning the coveted European club competition title.

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Ronaldo was the weight Juventus needed to tip the Champions League scale in their favour and overturn a 2-0 away deficit, and the Portuguese says it is exactly what brought him to Turin.

Briefly.co.za takes a look at five magical moments Ronaldo's solo effort was enough to inspire his team to victory and save the day.

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5. Ronado (Real Madrid) vs Schalke 04 (2012)

5 times Cristiano Ronaldo single-handedly pulled off a miracle for his team

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates as he scores the second goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Real Madrid CF and FC Schalke 04 at Estadio Bernabeu

Ronaldo opened scoring just before the end of the first half and went on to score his first Champions League hat-trick to see Real Madrid beat Ajax 4-1.

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4. Ronaldo (Real Madrid) vs Atletico Madrid (2017)

5 times Cristiano Ronaldo single-handedly pulled off a miracle for his team

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates in front of a tv camera after scoring his 2nd goal against Club Atletico de Madrid at Vicente Calderon stadium on November 19, 2016 in Madrid, Spain.

Ronaldo found the back of the net once again to give Real Madrid a 3-0 advantage in their first leg of their semi-final against rivals Atletico Madrid.

3. Ronaldo (Real Madrid) vs Wolfsburg (2016)

5 times Cristiano Ronaldo single-handedly pulled off a miracle for his team

Ronaldo celebrates as he scores the second goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg match between Real Madrid CF and VfL Wolfsburg at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 12, 2016

Ronaldo banged a hat-trick to secure Real Madrid a spot in the semi finals and overturn Wolfsberg's 2-0 first leg advantage.

2. Ronaldo (Portugal) vs Spain (2018)

5 times Cristiano Ronaldo single-handedly pulled off a miracle for his team

However, he has once again proven worthy of of the title 'Greatest Of All Time' after scoring a hat-trick for Juventus that saw them secure a 3-2 aggregate victory over Atletico Madrid.

Spain's chances of a victory in the World Cup 2018 Group B opener against Portugal snatched away thanks to Ronaldo's hat-trick that saw the game end 3-3 at Fisht Olympic Stadium.

1. Ronaldo (Juventus) vs Atletico Madrid (2019)

5 times Cristiano Ronaldo single-handedly pulled off a miracle for his team

However, he has once again proven worthy of of the title 'Greatest Of All Time' after scoring a hat-trick for Juventus that saw them secure a 3-2 aggregate victory over Atletico Madrid.

Many had ruled out the 34-year-old following his switch to Juventus from Madrid, even after an illustrious 9-year career that saw him win titles and set new records while in Spain.

However, he has once again proven worthy of of the title 'Greatest Of All Time' after scoring a hat-trick for Juventus that saw them secure a 3-2 aggregate victory over Atletico Madrid.

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