Ronaldo and Karim Benzema made sure that the European champions made a winning start in their league opener.
The incident took place in the first half of the fiery clash with Real at the Calderon which Atletico won 1-0, and 2-1 on aggregate.
Just another night of Ronaldo being football’s biggest showman and undisputed current best player.
Seconds away from losing to Atletico, Real pull of an unlikely win in extra time with three goals.
Atletico have added new dimension to Spanish and European competition after La Liga title and CL final.
On Saturday, it will be the superstar individuals of Real Madrid against the team ethos of Atletico Madrid.
The Atletico striker is doubtful for Saturday’s match against Real Madrid in Lisbon due to a nagging right thigh injury, but Atletico is not giving up.
What Atlético Madrid’s La Liga title says about Spain’s prospects ahead of the World Cup.
Atletico win their first league title in 18 years after rallying to 1-1 draw at Barcelona.
Win or draw against Barcelona away on final day will hand Atletico first La Liga title since 1996.
Atletico, Barcelona draw their respective matches against Malaga and Elche to set up Sunday’s title deciding match.
Atletico coach Diego Simeone, meanwhile, is not losing any sleep over his team’s title challenge.
Ronaldo’s injury seemed to affect Real’s spirit as they were too static and predictable in possession.
Kolkata franchise of the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) football was officially launched on Wednesday.
Atletico lead with 88 points and Barcelona are second with 85 and Madrid have 83 points.