the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in ten years will pass without the participation of the Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo. About it the correspondent “”.

the 35-year-old striker grabbed a brace in the second leg against Lyon in the 1/8 finals of the tournament. Despite the victory (2:1) the Italian club failed to reach next round of Eurocup. On account of all seven Portuguese goals of the team in the playoffs of the Champions League.

In another match of the 1/8 final, Manchester city beat real Madrid, progressing to the next stage of the tournament. The team of Josep Guardiola, beat rivals with the score 2:1.

In the season of 2009/2010 Ronaldo failed to enter the quarterfinals of the Champions League, being at that time a player of real Madrid. Then the “cream” of the tournament as the sum of the two meetings knocked out “lion”.

Ronaldo five times became the winner of the Champions League. Seven times, the Portuguese headed the list of scorers of the tournament.