Did you see Cristiano Ronaldo miss an absolute sitter against Celta Vigo?

Karim Benzema (L) celebrates with his team mate Lucas Vazquez of Real Madrid CF after scoring his team's second goal during the La Liga match between RCD Espanyol and Real Madrid CF at the RCDE stadium on September 18, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.

Ronaldo is seemingly turning into a complete goalscorer, and it would not surprise many if he starts up front for Real in the coming seasons.

After a run of just one goal in nine La Liga rounds - he was rested in four of these - the Portuguese struck consecutive braces against Sevilla and Celta Vigo to put Real in the driving seat for the league title. Going into the final match of the campaign, Leo Beenhakker's Madrid had a one point lead and, some thought more importantly, the advantage of facing an already safe Tenerife side managed by a former Madrid player in the final match of the season.

Ronaldo fired the visitors ahead through the first attempt of the evening, picking up a loose ball 20 yards from goal and blasting a clean strike past Sergio Alvarez via the legs of Gustavo Cabral - his 19th goal against Celta in 12 games.

"Isco, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lucas Vazquez will play if they have to".

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Ronaldo batted back a question from a local TV reporter who wondered how he had felt after missing a late chance for a hat trick. "It isn't normal for me to miss, but I'm human and I can do it". He just took home his fourth Ballon d'Or this past year, and he became the first player to reach 100 goals in European Club competitions this current calendar year.

When Los Blancos should be more comfortable with the ball, they started to play worse and Celta arrived with danger to Keylor Navas goal. Indeed there is much to be done to close the gap, and it must be done right this time. Ronaldo opened his league tally for United in 2003.

The game against Celta was originally scheduled to be played on February 5 but was postponed because heavy winds damaged the roof of the Balaidos, making it unsafe for players and spectators.

The Frenchman is hoping to lead Madrid to a La Liga and Champions League double after also guiding them to the final against Juventus on 3 June in Cardiff.

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