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'The Bernabeu pounces on the big players' - Ramos understands Ronaldo whistles

Goal.com logo Goal.com 19-04-2017

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos understands the whistles directed at Cristiano Ronaldo, but believes fans should be more thoughtful.

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Ronaldo was jeered before he struck a hat-trick to inspire Madrid to a 4-2 extra-time win over Bayern Munich to send them into the Champions League semi-finals.

The Portugal star netted twice in extra time as the hosts at the Santiago Bernabeu recorded a 6-3 win on aggregate.

Ramos said the demands of Madrid fans meant he could see why Ronaldo was jeered by supporters in the quarter-final second leg.

"I understand the public and Cris," he said. "He is a player who always gives the maximum. He can have good or bad matches like everyone.

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"But people should think about it a little more. The Bernabeu has pounced on all the big players because they always ask for a little more.

"It is difficult to succeed here."

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