Video: Benzema bursts net with brilliant bicycle kick
Karim Benzema may have just scored the best goal you'll see in this year's Champions League...
You have to feel sorry for Cristiano Ronaldo, the archetypal showman - who keeps getting shown up by others.
You saw him sulk as Iniesta won the accolade for best player in Europe award in September and as Messi is continually fetéd as the best player in the world despite Ronnie's statistic-defying goalscoring feats...it really grates on the cocky Portugese player.
Then tonight, Real Madrid destroy European football aristocrats Ajax 4-1 and Ronaldo scores a hat-trick, except his strike partner Benzema's goal will be the one that is remembered after he scored this spectacular bicycle kick below.
The commentators practically wet themselves with glee over the quality of the strike even going so far as to compare it to Pelé's great strike against the Nazis in Escape to Victory.
Here's Benzema stealing Ronaldo's thunder: