- Cristiano displayed leadership qualities as his motivated his teammates at half time
- The tunnel camera spotted the Portuguese as he fist-bumped or shook hands with them
- Ronaldo went on to complete his hat-trick that gave Juventus a 3-2 aggregate victory
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick against Atletico Madrid but cameras in the dressing room tunnel spotted the Portuguese charging his Juventus teammates before the start of the second half.
Juve were leading 1-0 at half time courtesy of a powerful header from the 34-year-old in the 27th minute which took the aggregate to 2-1, but they needed two more goals to be home and dry.
The former Real Madrid talisman just like his days in Spain was captured giving fist bumps and handshakes in a bid to overturn the two-goal deficit in the second 45 minutes.
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And it did not take long for the goal scoring machine to score his second within three minutes of the restart as they leveled on aggregate at 2-2.
In the 86th minute, Ronaldo completed his hat-trick and turning the game on its head as the Bianconeri won the match 3-0 and 3-2 on aggregate.
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It was the first time Juventus had come from a two-goal deficit in the first leg in the Champions League to win 3-0.
Ronaldo did not only show his energy and desire on the pitch but how much of an impact he has in the dressing room.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Diego Maradona has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo's exploits in the Champions League following his incredible hat-trick against Atletico Madrid.
The 1986 World Cup winner also joined in the debate of who is the best player between the Portuguese and Lionel Messi in this generation.
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