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Cristiano Ronaldo scored an injury-time winner as Manchester United came from behind to beat Villarreal in an action-packed Champions League Group A contest on Tuesday.

Manchester United were trailing by 1 goal to nil in the second half before Alex Telles’ moment of genius, as he smashed a first-time volley from 20 yards out into the bottom corner.

Ronaldo’s winner means Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side pick up their first win while, in the group’s other tie, Atalanta beat Young Boys 1-0 to go top of the table.

However, Cristiano Ronaldo became the most capped player in the history of the European Elites competition with his 178 appearances on the night, topping Iker Casillas’s 177 appearances.

Ronaldo who made his debut in the competition in 2003 at the age of 18, lining up against Stuttgart under Sir Alex Ferguson, earn the name ‘Mr Champions League’ because of his love affair with the UEFA’s premier club competition.

The Portuguese was already the record holder for having appeared in the most finals, and also hold the most goals record in the tournament with 136 goals and doesn’t look like he wants to stop soon.

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