"The ball never forgives you", said Renato. Football is a collective game, and though some might prefer Messi's dribbling ability and magic, silverware is ultimately what matters in football. It is impossible to understand Messi's career without Ronaldo and visa versa.
Ronaldo, 32, earlier this month won a fifth Ballon d'Or to match the record of Argentine rival Lionel Messi.
It would appear that neither of those keepers will be arriving next summer.
Real scooped their fifth trophy of the year to head into the weekend's El Clasico in winning fashion.