Cristiano Ronaldo scored Real Madrid’s winner against our ten men last night but despite putting his team in to the quarter-finals he refused to celebrate.

“It was an emotional moment,” said Ronaldo. “I can say only one word: unbelievable. The supporters made me feel shy, so I think in the two games I didn’t play like I play all the time, at the same level. I feel happy because Madrid are through but a bit sad because United are out.”

Jose Mourinho conceded that it was a struggle for Ronaldo to play at Old Trafford.

“Mentally it was not easy for Ronaldo,” he said. “I played at Stamford Bridge after I left. Not easy. I played Porto. Not easy. One day I will go back to the San Siro. Not easy. One day I will go back to the Bernabeu. Not easy. So Cristiano, not easy. It is not easy.”




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