So when Real Madrid won the final against Juventus in Cardiff, it came as little surprise that it was orchestrated by Ronaldo. He bagged a brace, deciding yet another game.
Ronaldo is a man for the big occasion. At the 2018 World Cup in Russia, he has continued to show that mentality, leading to those inevitable comparisons with Lionel Messi.
Cristiano Ronaldo has shown at the World Cup his appetite to star on the biggest stage of all
Meanwhile his rival, Lionel Messi, carrying the weight of a nation, has failed to find the net