Flying Eagles star battles Cristiano Ronaldo in Man City friendly

Kelechi Iheanacho started from the bench but later had his opportunity to play against Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid

 

Nigeria Youth International Kelechi Iheanacho continued with his impressive pre-season season as he starred for Manchester City in their pre-season loss to Real Madrid.

The 18-year-old started City's last pre-season game against FC Romaundefined.

The youngster however started from the bench but later had his opportunity to play against Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid.

A first-half blitz saw Real Madrid defeat Manchester City 4-1 in the final International Champions Cup match in Melbourne played on Friday, July 24.

Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo and Pepe all scored before the break for Real, with City pulling one back courtesy of Yaya Toure's penalty on the stroke of half-time.

Denis Cheryshev wrapped up a comfortable win for Real 17 minutes from time in front of a record crowd of 99,382 - the largest attendance for a football match at the MCG.

Watch highlights of the game below:

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