Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo suffered a facial injury during today’s demolition of Deportivo and was obviously concerned with how it had affected his appearance.
The team physio entered the field to attend to Ronaldo’s injury, but the player took control, requesting the use of the physio’s mobile phone as a makeshift mirror to check the extent of the bleeding.
This incident occurred when Madrid were already 6-1 up against Deportivo, who had taken an early lead before the home side burst into life and smashed seven past the visitors.
It was a much needed goal for Cristiano; only his fifth in the league this season. It was also the first time the Portuguese has scored and assisted in the same match this season.
Real Madrid still trail 16 points behind Barcelona, a gap which could become 19 points again if Barcelona beat Real Betis tonight.
But this win will do wonders for the Real Madrid dressing room. After weeks of complaining that the ball simply didn’t want to go in, it definitely did today.