GIF: Cristiano Ronaldo Jumps Ludicrously High, Lands on Karim Benzema

Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterJanuary 10, 2014

MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 09:  Jese Rodriguez (2ndR) of Real Madrid CF grimaces in pain after bneing tackled surrounded by his teammates Karim Benzema (L), Cristiano Ronaldo (2ndL) and referee Pedro Jesus Perez Montero (R) during the Copa del Rey Round of 8 first match between Real Madrid and CA Osasuna at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on January 9, 2014 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
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Cristiano Ronaldo's ability to leap is not one of his most celebrated attributes, but as you can see here in Real Madrid's victory over Osasuna, the Portuguese star can jump with the best of them:

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It certainly impressed Romelu Lukaku, with the Everton striker taking to Instagram to describe Ronaldo as an "absolute beast."

In this case, however, he leapt so high that he couldn't control his landing. Karim Benzema was on hand, however, to cushion Cristiano's fall:

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Hat-tip to Dirty Tackle for the spot.