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5 strikers who impressed the most in the 2017-18 La Liga Season

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# 3 Cristiano Ronaldo

Barcelona v Real Madrid - La Liga
Barcelona v Real Madrid - La Liga

 Though the flamboyant Portuguese had slowed down a bit mid-season he managed to regain his touch. His heroics in the Champions League that helped Los Blancos reach the final seems to have silenced his critics.

Cristiano Ronaldo notched up 26 goals in 27 matches with 5 assists to his name in the 2017-18 La Liga season. His thrilling pace and trademark dribbles have been too hot to handle. 

Although the 32-year-old had expressed his disappointment as they were unable to lift the La Liga title, the enterprising striker has played a vital role in his side’s fortunes in the Champions League helping them reach the finals of the most prestigious footballing event in Europe.

Ronaldo has teamed up quite well with the likes of Karim Benzema in the forward line. He has also colluded well with the likes of Marcelo and Sergio Ramos in defense as well as with the midfield consisting of Isco, Toni Kroos, Casemiro and Luka Modric.

He also colluded well with the midfield. Zinedine Zidane had stated that Ronaldo’s presence and form tend to lift his side’s morale in crucial games. The striker has set really high standards as far as his fitness is concerned.

The 5 time Ballon d' Or award winner highlighted his sensational performances in a game against Sevilla in the La Liga when the striker showed his attacking prowess with his electric pace.

His performances in some of the ongoing Champions League matches were absolutely magical including his bicycle kick against Juventus in the 1st leg of the Champions League quarterfinals.

The striker produced another class performance when he managed to break a resolute Juventus defense in the 2nd leg of the Champions League quarterfinals.

He was also brilliant in a game against Girona in March when he scored four goals against them which helped Los Blancos overcome them with a 6-3 scoreline. His pacy runs and classic counter attacks outclassed Girona's defense in that game.