Cristiano Ronaldo may have scored the two goals that may finally spark life into a torrid season for Real Madrid in their victory over Paris Saint-Germain.
Marcelo’s strike to secure a 3-1 victory means Zinedine Zidane’s side travel to the Parc des Princes in a fortnight’s time knowing a draw will be enough to progress into the Champions League quarter-final.
If you couldn’t get Valentine’s Day off for one of the biggest European ties so far this season, not to worry, Sportsmail has brought you SEVEN things you missed from Wednesday’s action at the Bernabeu.
Sportsmail brings seven things you may have missed from Real Madrid’s victory over PSG
CR7’s biggest fan?
As a household name, it’s not surprising to see the sheer quantity of supporters who make lengthy trips just to see Cristiano Ronaldo in action.
One fan though, really did put the hours in to see the Portuguese superstar. One of Ronaldo’s super-fans held up a sign in hope of attracting the forward’s attention.
One huge Cristiano Ronaldo supporter endured a 16-hour journey from China for the game
‘I traveled 16 hours from China just to see CR7,’ the sign read.
Ronaldo, always looking to please his valued fans, didn’t disappoint either as he converted from the spot to drag Real back into the game before scoring the winner late on.
PSG cause havoc on the tracks
The citizens of Madrid will be no strangers to a busy train ride, but some commuters looking to make their way home before Wednesday’s game at the Bernabeu would have been shocked by what the travelling PSG support brought with them.
Filmed from the opposing platform, locals caught the football rave as the PSG supporters sang and bounced up and down, and chanting with excitement.
Should Real make it past their Ligue 1 opposition in Paris in a fortnight’s time, the Madrid locals may make their way home from work a little earlier.
The travelling PSG supporters were in full voice as they made their way to the Bernabeu
Ronaldo’s penalty tormented by laser
Ronaldo’s penalty has brought forward all sorts of controversy, but while the validity of his spot kick that levelled the tie at 1-1 is being dissected, he was also battling an annoyance of his own.
As the Real star prepared for his penalty, his attention was caught by a green laser that was point at his face. The beam spread across most of his face as he looked into the stands for his prankster.
As expected, a laser was unlikely to faze Ronaldo, as he converted his controversial spot kick with ease.
Ronaldo is tormented by a green laser pointed at his face before converting his penalty
It still came as no surprise though when he smashed his spot kick past Alphonse Areola
Ref takes one for the team
The whole stadium felt that one. Referee Gianluca Rocchi was a bit too keen to keep up with the game and evidently got too close, the consequences were tough for him to take.
Rocchi looked to take up a central position, close to in-possession PSG star Neymar who looked to play a diagonal ball towards full back Dani Alves.
Referee Gianluca Rocchi learnt…