Cristiano Ronaldo hat trick puts Real Madrid into Champions League semis


Published 5:32 p.m. ET April 18, 2017 | Updated 8 hours ago


Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 career goals in the Champions League on Tuesday, setting the mark with a hat trick against Bayern Munich.

MADRID (AP) — With a hat trick that made him the first player to score 100 Champions League goals, Cristiano Ronaldo led Real Madrid to a 4-2 win over 10-man Bayern Munich after extra time on Tuesday and put the defending champions back in the semifinals.

Ronaldo scored once in regulation and twice in extra time, while Marco Asensio also netted late for Madrid, which advanced 6-3 on aggregate after a 2-1 first leg win in Germany.

“In the big moments, Ronaldo always comes through,” Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said. “He scored five times in these two games, what else can I…

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