Real Madrid fans react to Cristiano Ronaldo unselfishness

- Real Madrid defeated APOEL 6 - 0 in their UEFA Champions League group stage encounter

- But it was Cristiano Ronaldo that stole the headline with his rather unselfish play

- CR7 passed the ball to Benzema for his second goal when he had an opportunity to score himself

Real Madrid star forward Cristiano Ronaldo might be known to being selfish and ruthless in front of goal, but the Real Madrid forward left fans in brief moment of shock during Los Blancos 6 - 0 thrashing of APOEL Nicosia on Tuesday night.

In a brilliant first half display, Madrid swiftly put the game to bed.

Fans react to Cristiano Ronaldo unselfish pass to Benzema in APOEL win

Luka Modric and Nacho each bagged a goal while Karim Benzema ended his drought, helping himself to a brace as Madrid went 4-0 up.

Ronaldo did not manage to find the net in the opening 45 minutes.

But his assist for Benzema's second certainly had fans talking - because of how uncharacteristically unselfish it was.

The 32-year-old passed up two opportunities to shoot before laying the ball off to Benzema, who was left with an open goal to aim at.

Fans were left wondering whether the four-time Ballon d'Or winner is suffering a crisis of confidence after a testing start to the season or if he's merely maturing into a different kind of player.

Their concerns, however, were unfounded as Ronaldo bagged a second half brace, smashing the Champions League scoring record in the process.

World Intel reported earlier that Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid broke records as Real Madrid thrashed APOEL 6 - 0 away to qualify for the Champions knock out phase.