Ronaldo THE Match Winner
With Gremio putting up a stoic defensive performance, in the FIFA Club World Cup Final, it was always going to take something special for Real Madrid to win the trophy.
Step forward Cristiano Ronaldo who produced a peach of a free-kick to enable Real Madrid to lift the trophy.
For Ronaldo it was his fourth goal in three Club World Cup Finals and extended his magnificent record of scoring in significant finals for the club. The Portuguese superstar, as well as the aforementioned feat, has also scored three goals in three Champions League Finals and also two goals in two Copa del Rey Finals, a magnificent feat.
Talking to the media after the win against the Brazilian outfit, Gremio, Ronaldo had this to say about his record, remarking,
'The numbers speak for themselves.
'I am very happy, I remain very motivated to keep winning things at a collective and individual level.
'I still feel strong enough to continue my trajectory as a player and to win trophies, which is what I like most.'
Just where would Real Madrid be without the 32-year-old!