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The 5 best players of the weekend in Europe

The 5 best players of the weekend in Europe
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Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano ROnaldo, Juventus
TURIN, ITALY – DECEMBER 15: Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus. (Photo by Chris Ricco/Getty Images)

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner looked sharper and more alert on Sunday on route to scoring a brace.

An assuring sign that Ronaldo’s injury troubles are coming to an end was the brilliant sprints he made against Udinese. Furthermore, he timed his run to perfection to score his second goal of the game.

In hindsight, Ronaldo could’ve bagged five goals for Juventus had it not been for Juan Musso’s great save and a bit of misfortune.

Still, the 34-year-old was the best player in the game and will now hope to continue his new form away to Sampdoria on Wednesday.