Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Madrid on Tuesday for a court date in which he could be fined 18.8 million euros ($21.4 million) for tax fraud in a deal reached with the Spanish taxman.
The world's two greatest players roar into the knockout stage of the World Cup on Saturday, with Lionel Messi's Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal targeting a place in the quarter-finals.
The European champions, needing a draw to qualify, went ahead with a stunning Ricardo Quaresma goal in the 45th minute.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been given a five-game ban for being sent off and pushing a referee in the Spanish Super Cup final first leg, the Spanish Football Federation's competition committee said Monday.
Cristiano Ronaldo paraded his fourth Ballon d'Or and powered home his first goal of 2017 as Real Madrid equalled Barcelona's Spanish record 39-game unbeaten run with a 5-0 demolition of lowly Granada on Saturday.
Cristiano Ronaldo smashed a hat-trick as Real Madrid survived a colossal scare to beat Japan's Kashima Antlers 4-2 and lift the Club World Cup on Sunday.
Football tensions mounted and patriotic hopes rose ahead of the Euro 2016 final between hosts France and Portugal that will unleash a clash between Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann.
Cristiano Ronaldo equalled the all-time tournament scoring record and set up the other goal as Portugal beat Wales 2-0 yesterday...
Portugal have yet to win at Euro 2016 and face a testing last-16 clash against Croatia but Cristiano Ronaldo's first two goals at the tournament have filled the team with confidence.