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Global media pay tribute to Cristiano as LaLiga title looms

The world's sporting press acknowledge that Real Madrid have one hand on the 2016/17 LaLiga trophy after last night's 1-4 win over Celta Vigo.

La prensa mundial ve al Real Madrid más cerca del título de Liga.

The world's media were quick to praise Cristiano Ronaldo for his performance in Balaidos as Real Madrid secured the vital away win that sees Zidane's side requiring just one point from their last fixture (away to Malaga on Sunday) to claim their first LaLiga trophy in five years.

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Real Madrid's Cristiano RonaldoSalvador SasEFE

The Portuguese striker was on target twice in Balaidos and his brace saw him overcome the previous record of top European goalscorer held by Englishman Jimmy Greaves with 366 goals. Cristiano has now bagged 368 club goals since 2003. 


Daily Mail (UK): "Ronaldo's double helps Real Madrid to move closer to first league win in five years".

Tuttosport (Italy): "Real Madrid are just one step away from lifting the title".

La Gazzetta dello Sport (Italy): "Cristiano was too much for Celta as Real Madrid close in on league title".

A Bola (Portugal): "Ronaldo shines in Galicia and launches Real towards the title".

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L'Equipe (France): "Real Madrid touch the title".

Bild (Germany): "Real almost champions".

Olé (Argentina): "Step by step for Real Madrid".

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