A Real Madrid side including star striker Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mesut Ozil cruised to a 6-0 friendly win at Championship side Bournemouth.
New Real boss Carlo Ancelotti took a near full-strength squad to the South Coast for his first game in charge of the nine-time European champions.
Ronaldo scored a first-half brace including his signature style Free Kick goal before Germany midfielder Sami Khedira added a third before the break. Cristiano Ronaldo has really started the season in style with a brace and it seems there’s much more to come this season.
Gonzalo Higuain, Angel Di Maria and Casemiro scored second-half goals
Former Manchester United star Ronaldo, the world’s most expensive footballer, was cheered by all four sides of the ground throughout the match and entertained fans with a series of flicks and tricks.
Here are the Match Pictures:
Bournemouth, who won promotion to the second-tier of English football last season,announced the glamorous friendly at Goldsands Stadium earlier this month.
Cherries fans queued overnight to buy tickets, which cost up to £60, and the match was played in front of a capacity 12,000 crowd.
Home supporters were not disappointed by a strong Real line-up which also included new £23m signing Isco.
Only players who represented Spain and Brazil in the recent Confederations Cup tournament, including Iker Casillas, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo, were absent from Ancelotti’s squad.
The ex-Chelsea and Paris St-Germain boss, 54, replaced Jose Mourinho at the Spanish champions last month, following the Portuguese’s return to Stamford Bridge.