Cristiano Ronaldo doubles up as Real Madrid launch Champions League mission

Cristiano Ronaldo was straight back in the goalscoring groove as Real Madrid began the defence of their Champions League trophy with a 3-0 victory over APOEL Nicosia.

Ronaldo is currently serving a domestic ban for pushing the referee after being sent off in the Spanish Supercopa clash with Barcelona last month.

But the Portuguese superstar scored twice on his return – taking his Champions League career goals tally to 107 – and Sergio Ramos added an overhead kick as the Cypriots were swatted aside at the Bernabeu.

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