Real Madrid chief Emilio Butragueno hailed the heroics of Cristiano Ronaldo after their derby win over Atletico Madrid. Ronaldo hit a hat-trick in the 4-1 triumph.

"Cristiano Ronaldo has been decisive at a critical time for the team and for me it was an exhibition. He has produced a memorable game," said Butragueno.

"He's played a great match from the first minute with a great spirit and passion."