Cristiano Ronaldo took a nasty reduce to the top through the Real Madrid match in opposition to Deportivo La Coruna at Santiago Bernabeu. He had given the whole lot to nod a cross by Lucas Vazquez into the online, his second objective of the day.
But the objective on the 84th minute got here with a value: the reduce on the top, which streamed blood on his often good-looking face.
Ronaldo had damaged a prolonged scoring drought to report the brace as Deportivo had been routed 7-1 on Sunday.
Defender Nacho Fernandez and Gareth Bale additionally recorded a brace every, with Luka Modric scoring the seventh objective.
The Madrid striker caught a stray boot within the head as he powered a header previous Ruben Martinez, Deportivo’s keeper. He stayed down on the turf thereafter.
He was finally helped off the sector by a Madrid medic, whereas his workforce noticed out the ultimate minutes on the Bernabeu in full management regardless of being decreased briefly to 10 males.
Even within the warmth of motion, nevertheless, the Portugal star couldn’t assist however try the extent of the injury to his face.
The medic’s telephone was seized and Ronaldo checked out his reflection within the display, as blood flowed down from the wound.
Judging by his response, he was lower than happy to see his film star appears distorted by the reduce!