Cristiano Ronaldo dedicates Real Madrid goals to Eusebio

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo dedicated his two goals in Real Madrid's 3-0 win over Celta Vigo to Portgual legend Eusebio.

A minute's silence was held at Real's Bernabeu stadium before kick-off in memory of Eusebio, who died aged 71 from a heart attack at the weekend.

Ronaldo said: "I dedicate these two goals to you Eusebio but in fact you were the one who scored them. You'll always be in my heart.

"We have lost one of the greatest players of all time."

Real Madrid stadium
A video tribute was displayed on the scoreboard at the Bernabeu as a minute's silence was impeccably observed.
Cristiano Ronaldo
After scoring Real Madrid's second against Celta Vigo, Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated by pointing towards the sky.
Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a second late on, taking his career total to 400 goals. Eusebio scored 733 goals over the course of his career and Ronaldo described him after Monday's game as "an example for us".
Earlier on Monday, fans in Portugal paid tribute to Eusebio at Benfica's Luz stadium, decroating a statue of him with scarves and Benfica shirts.
Eusebio honoured at Benfica's Luz stadium.
Tens of thousands of people paid final homage to Eusebio as his coffin was displayed at Benfica's Luz stadium before his burial.

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