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Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo hat trick boosts Real Madrid against Atletico

Cristiano Ronaldo had quite the day.
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Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring in Saturday’s derby between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, and then he scored again, and then he scored again.

The Portuguese star struck first with a free kick that deflected through the wall and landed in the corner of the net.

Ronaldo powered a shot midway through the first half (22nd minute) that appeared to deflect off of teammate Raphael Varane and fooled keeper Jan Oblak with the unpredictable bounce. Watch it below.

A 70th minute penalty solidified the 2–0 lead.

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And he all but put it away shortly after.

Madrid entered Saturday with 27 points, leading La Liga. Atletico sat fifth with 21 points, one short of a top four place.