Ronaldo mocks Messi with shirt celebration at Camp Nou

Line-ups: Barca-Madrid

Line-ups: Barca-Madrid

Real Madrid and Portugese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo on Sunday mocked Lionel Messi's iconic goal celebration as Real beat Barcelona 3-1 in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup.

By this point Asensio already had six goals in his first 11 appearances for Madrid, making him the team's top scorer at the time.

The Portuguese captain came on as a substitute in the second half and scored with a fine strike, giving Real the lead on 80 minutes.

That red card came after Ronaldo scored a goal that will show up on his end of career highlight reels.

The four-time Ballon d'Or victor was shown two yellow cards on the night, one for taking off his shirt in his goal celebration and the other for a dive, with his manager left frustrated particularly with the second card.

Barring a sensational Barca comeback in tomorrow's second leg at Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu, Real will pick up a seventh trophy in less than two years under the Frenchman.

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Hyeon Soo Lim, 62, sat in the front row of a packed worship hall at Light Presbyterian Church in Mississauga, a Toronto suburb. Global Affairs Canada issued a statement on Lim's release Saturday asking that his family's request for privacy be respected.

Marco Asensio scored Madrid's final goal in the 90th minute. Zizou said after the United game: "We don't train Casemiro to score goals but he does take part in the attacking exercises we put the players through in our training sessions".

Do you think the sending off was harsh on Ronaldo?

He is a box-to-box goalscoring midfielder but, while that may help Barcelona, I'm not sure he will help them control games. "Real Madrid and I are not going to argue, never". We will have to wait and see what happens with Philippe Coutinho, who will do everything he can to get to Barcelona. How Barcelona need Neymar.

Barca have been heavily linked with moves for Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele of Borussia Dortmund and coach Ernesto Valverde.

Neymar joined Paris Saint-Germain earlier this month for a world record 222 million euro fee, but Barca's attempts to replace the Brazilian have so far fallen short. After the Super Cup defeat, Sergio Busquets said Barca needed to renovate themselves otherwise there will be bigger problems.

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