Fernando Morientes watched his former club in action and tweeted his thoughts on the game for Heineken throughout the encounter, as part of their '#ShareTheSofa' night, and believes the result sends out a message to the rest of Europe.
Goal compiled a list of our favourite tweets from the Spaniard during and after the game, including his thoughts on Gareth Bale, Ronaldo and an ever-improving Madrid side.
MORIENTES ON MADRID
"Cristiano being injured will have an impact tonight - but Madrid cant just depend on one player."
"Thank you, Bale, thank you. Glad to get that right. Funny watching Cristiano tweeting that too."
"To play for such a long time with only 10 players. Real Madrid have played a great game tonight."
MORIENTES ON BALE
"Bale had too much time to think there - if chance came later in the game, maybe he would have got it."
"Football players these days need to be open to new cultures and experiences to play abroad."
MORIENTES ANSWERS SUPPORTERS' QUESTIONS
@Heineken What was your greatest moment as a striker?
Morientes: "The Champions League final in 2000, I think."
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@Heineken Who would be your Ballon d”OR this year? Ronaldo,Ribery,Messi or maybe someone else?
Morientes: "Ronaldo, in my opinion."