Ronaldo: It should be called the CR7 Champions League

Having won the Champions League for a fifth time, Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo suggested the competition be named after him.

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Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo suggested renaming Europe's premier club competition as the "CR7 Champions League".

Ronaldo became the first five-time winner of the Champions League after Madrid overcame Liverpool 3-1 in Saturday's final in Kiev.

The Portuguese forward had a quiet outing in the decider, as Gareth Bale came off the bench to net twice.

Ronaldo, who cast doubt over his future in the post-match, also suggested the Champions League be named after him, having netted 15 times in 2017-18 to be the top-scorer in the competition for the seventh time.

"Who was the top-scorer once again?" he said.

"The Champions League should change and be called the CR7 Champions League.

"I have won five and I am the top goalscorer again, so I cannot be sad."

Madrid's win over Liverpool saw them claim the Champions League for the third straight year and a record 13th time.

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