Zinedine Zidane👔 has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo⭐ after his side's 2⃣-0⃣ win over Roma yesterday. Ronaldo⭐ gave Madrid the lead⚽ with a deflected effort before Jese Rodriguez sealed👌🏻 an important victory for the capital club in the 1⃣st leg of the last-16 tie at the Stadio Olimpico. The former United♦ striker's form, particularly on the road, had been questioned😏 in the lead-up to the game, and his response pleased😊 Zidane👔. "We talked and I am happy😊 with his goal⚽ because everyone always expects him to score and that's exactly👍🏻 what he did," he said. He attributed the win to a contributory🙌🏻 effort after a very difficult 1⃣st half. The victory leaves Madrid in a firm👍🏻 position to reach the Champions League quarter-finals, with the return leg to be played on March 8⃣. Zidane congratulated his squad as a whole but said Ronaldo⭐ was decisive in Rome. "There'll always be ☝🏼 man who makes the difference🙌🏻, and today that was Cristiano Ronaldo⭐," the Frenchman said.
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