Real Madrid Pours the Coal to Another Minnow
Somewhere out there, an alternate translation for Real Madrid must be a shipload of goals.
Whatever. Suffice to say these dudes know how to whack minnows, in this case amassing a scoreline of 7-1 against Celta de Vigo.
As it was only 1-0 at the break, perhaps the barrage was a response to Zinedine Zidane offering a stern assessment of their first 45 minutes.
When play resumed, the goal bombardment was on, and Celta Vigo had nowhere to run.
Pepe, the wrecking machine for Real Madrid, was the only bright spot in that first 45:
Now, even Zidane would agree that's the way to do a Liverpool kiss.
Then, when the second half rolled around, Real’s favorite son, Cristiano Ronaldo came equipped with a bazooka:
How did the net stay intact there?
Ronaldo followed by reviving his long-forgotten skill, ie- free kicks:
Is the CR7 missile back in production?
Celta’s Iago Aspas got one back for the visitors:
Chipped goals are always beautiful to watch.
The hat trick was next up, and for the likes of Ronaldo, it was just a formality:
The Portuguese international then went headward for his fourth:
Gareth Bale then scored his favorite type of goal, left foot to the far post:
Dude seems to be back in form, and when that happens, it's a wonderful thing.