Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is facing a fitness battle and remains at a rather alarming 60% of his peak condition.
The former Manchester United hero has experienced a wonderful individual campaign on the whole, though there is the impression that it could have been a little more spectacular.
The Portuguese international started the season in ridiculous goal scoring form, netting 16 goals in his first nine La Liga matches to set a new record.
His tally of 26 before the festive period set another landmark, and there was the general belief that Lionel Messi’s unbelievable 50-goal La Liga tally in a single season was ready to be eclipsed.
However, despite Ronaldo claiming the Ballon d’Or award, his rise at the top of the game quickly started to fade as his physical efforts started to catch up with him slightly and Messi rediscovered his swagger.