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Ronaldo applies icepack to injured knee on Madrid bench

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring for Real Madrid in their 5-2 win over Osasuna, but when he was subbed off the first thing he took care of was the knee he injured in Paris.

Ronaldo applies icepack to injured knee on Madrid bench
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Ronaldo back with Real Madrid

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo was back in action for the first time today since twisting and injuring his left knee in the final of Euro 2016 in Paris (where Portugal beat France to lift the trophy), playing in Real Madrid's comprehensive 5-2 win over Osasuna at the Bernabéu

Ronaldo opens the scoring

Ronaldo got off to the best of starts, opening the scoring after just five minutes. While he had a somewhat subdued game, compared to his normal explosive self, he looked to be running freely and not obviously suffering any discomfort.

Ronaldo celebrates his goal

Ronaldo subbed off

He was however brought off in the 65th minute (a rarity in itself), likely to rest both body, as he seeks full fitness, and his injured knee. The fact the joint still needs special treatment was evident, with Ronaldo getting an ice pack straight onto the knee as soon as he sat down on the bench.