Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo admits he was happy learning Hercules had beaten Barcelona on Saturday.

Hercules pulled off one of the big shocks of the year by defeating the defending champs.

Ronaldo said: "The truth is that I was happy and surprised because I did not expect it. I did not see the game because I do not care too much about Barcelona at the moment.

"This shows that small clubs are becoming stronger and that tests the bigger ones. And it's good. The La Liga is competitive."

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