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Mystic Ronaldo predicted Champions League hat-trick

Mystic Ronaldo predicted Champions League hat-trick

12/03/2019 at 21:31Updated 13/03/2019 at 07:12

Cristiano Ronaldo predicted his hat-trick against Atletico Madrid prior to the Champions League second leg on Tuesday evening, according to Marca.

The Portuguese international hit a historic hat-trick to complete a sensational comeback in the last 16 of the Champions League for Juventus.

The 34-year-old delivered on his own prediction and rounded off his hat-trick in the 86th minute with a decisive penalty to send Juve through to the quarter-final stage of the elite European competition.

Following the match, the five-time Champions League winner was reminded by the media that the Bianconeri had never progressed after losing the first leg of a Champions League away tie 2-0.

He replied, "Maybe that's why Juventus signed me".

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Champions League is on Friday 15 March.

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