A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick sends Juventus through to the quarter-finals, and Manchester City joins them after annihilating FC Schalke 04.
When Cristiano Ronaldo enters the gift shop next to the entrances to “Heaven’ or ‘Hell’ he will pass from this world safe in the knowledge that he created a Champions League legacy.
The five-time Champions League winner has spread across the brand like ivy, molesting the competition during his time at Manchester United, Real Madrid and now, Juventus.
With Juventus winning Serie A while sucking its thumb in recent years, the Old Lady brought Ronaldo into the fold for €100m to win the Champions League. But after only scoring a single goal, and falling to a 2-0 away defeat in the first leg against Atlético Madrid, the return on investment seemed highly unlikely.