Ronaldo responds to critics with venomous free kick, four-goal outburst (video)

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores four goals and his Real Madrid teammates did their best to meet his level in a 7-1 shellacking of Celta Vigo on Saturday.

Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez and Pepe also scored, but it was Ronaldo who turned the screws with lightning precision.

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One of his goal was a tap-in and another a close-range header, but the first two were simply dynamite:

The win moves Madrid within nine points of idle Barcelona.