Cristiano Ronaldo free-kick sees Real Madrid past America in Mourinho’s first game in charge

Real Madrid 3 – CF America 2 (Pre-season friendly, August 4, 2010) (Longer highlights) Los Blancos got off to a winning start in their first pre-season match under new coach Jose Mourinho. Sergio Canales put Real Madrid in front after good work by Ronaldo and Benzema. The Mexicans hit back to turn the match on its head thanks to goals from Enrique Esquedo and Vicente Sanchez. Their lead last just two minutes as Gonzalo Higuain equalised from a Ronaldo through ball and the winner came in the 82nd minute from a trademark blistering free-kick by Cristiano Ronaldo.