REAL MADRID 2 CLUB AMERICA 0: CRISTIANO RONALDO DOUBTS THE VIDEO TECHNOLOGY AS HE SAYS 'IT DOESN
Karim Benzema and Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo scored goals at the end of each half to hand the European champions a 2-0 win over Mexican outfit Club America and fire them into the World Club Cup final.
CRISTIANO RONALDO took a swipe at video technology as chaos surrounded his 500th career goal.
But his celebrations were cut short – leaving him to wait almost a minute for his goal to be confirmed.
Ronaldo waits almost a minute to discover whether goal stood
In the middle of Ronaldo striking his trademark celebratory pose, Paraguayan ref Enrique Caceres signalled he was checking whether the Portuguese star had strayed offside.
Karim Benzema opens scoring at end of first half
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Referee Enrique Caceres speaks to his VAR over the decision
The ‘video assistant referee’ ruled the goal could stand, as confusion broke out amid complaints from James and America’s players.