CRISTIANO RONALDO was back for Juventus – but it was his headband that stole the limelight.
The striker has been struggling with a knee injury and missed Juve’s 3-1 away win at Atalanta at the weekend.
But he was back in full flow for their Champions League clash at home to Atletico Madrid – showcasing a new hair accessory.
And it left football fans baffled on social media – not least because it hardly looked like his hair would get in his eyes anyway.
Antonio Manzano wrote: “Wait. @Cristiano hair is too short to be wearing a headband. Looks cool tho.”
Another cheekily suggested that it didn’t suit the five-time Ballon d’Or winner, and that Fernando Torres “is the only footballer I know who looked good in a headband, none else, not even Becks.”
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Others were quick to post that he was following the likes of former team-mate Gareth Bale and even Joey Barton in wearing one.
As far as the game went, Paulo Dybala curled in a free kick from the unlikeliest of angles to give Juventus a 1-0 Champions League win.
This leaves the Spaniards with a battle to secure a round-of-16 place.
Juventus, already qualified, won the free kick just outside the penalty area and near the goal-line.
But the narrow angle did not deter Argentine Dybala who fired his shot over the wall and in off the crossbar in the 45th minute.
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The Turin side, with 13 points from five games, made sure of winning Group D with one match to spare.
Atletico, beaten 3-0 on the same ground last season when they were on the wrong end of a Ronaldo hat-trick, were left on seven points after their second successive defeat in the group.
They are one ahead of Bayer Leverkusen.