WATCH: Ronaldo’s distance blast highlights Madrid’s La Liga opener


Cristiano Ronaldo’s dipping shot from distance in the 90th minute bounded by Cordoba keeper Juan Carlos Martín Corral to put an exclamation point on Real Madrid’s 2-0 win over the newly-promoted La Liga side.

Ronaldo turned with the ball and dribbled a bit before lashing a shot that fooled the netminder by dipping and bouncing instead of continuing on its initial trajectory. Perhaps Juan Carlos didn’t see that sort of dip last season in the Segunda Division.

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The long-distance goal joined Karim Benzema’s 30th minute tally in the box score.

Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez were new Real Madrid players to start the club’s La Liga opener, while much-discussed transfer target Sami Khedira subbed into the match in the 76th minute.

Here’s the screamer from CR7: