Cristiano Ronaldo has scored so many goals, it must be hard for him to come up with a new way to put the ball in the back of the net. Yet, he did just that on Sunday.
Ronaldo capped Real Madrid’s 4-1 win over Getafe by scoring a spectacular goal just before the final whistle. The Portuguese superstar combined two moves — the 360-degree turn and a back-heel flick — to redirect Sami Khedira‘s cross past goalkeeper Miguel Angel Moya.
It was Ronaldo’s second goal of the game and seventh of the season (in six games). It was also the 208th of his illustrious Real Madrid career, which saw him pass Mexican legend Hugo Sanchez (who also scored several goals of the highest quality) and move into fifth place on the club’s all-time leading goal scorers’ list.
See Ronaldo’s spinning back-heel goal below.
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Gif via 101 Great Goals
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