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Real Madrid: Eighth wonder

Published 1726 GMT (0126 HKT) September 20, 2014
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Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring one of Real Madrid's eight goals against Deportivo la Coruna at the Municipal de Riazor stadium. MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images
Ronaldo followed up his midweek goal in the Champions League thrashing of Basel by heading the opener in the La Liga match. David Ramos/Getty Images
James Rodriguez, who won the golden boot at the 2014 World Cup before joining Real from Monaco, celebrates in Ronaldo style after his superb curling effort made it 2-0. David Ramos/Getty Images
World player of the year Ronaldo celebrates with Karim Benzema after a goalkeeping error by German Lux gifted him a second goal for 3-0. David Ramos/Getty Images
Gareth Bale, who surpassed Ronaldo last year as the world's most expensive signing, made it 4-1 with the first of his two goals. David Ramos/Getty Images
Ronaldo completed his hat-trick for 6-1, giving him five goals in three La Liga games this season. David Ramos/Getty Images
Home side Deportivo pulled another goal back before Javier Hernandez, who came on for Bale, scored two late goals to open his account for the 10-time European champion since joining on loan from Manchester United. David Ramos/Getty Images