Antoine Griezmann scored twice on his 300th LaLiga appearance as Atletico Madrid beat Real Valladolid 3-2 but he is feeling far from fresh.
Atletico Madrid ceded a two-goal lead at Real Valladolid but star man Antoine Griezmann came up with the winner on a landmark day.
Karim Benzema is without a goal in eight LaLiga games, but Real Madrid caretaker coach Santiago Solari praised the forward.
Vinicius Junior forced a late own goal before Sergio Ramos converted from the spot to give Real Madrid a battling win over Real Valladolid.
Having recently become Real Valladolid chairman, Ronaldo now plans to lose weight and assist in training.
Newly promoted Real Valladolid have a glamorous new chairman following ex-Inter, Real Madrid and Barcelona forward Ronaldo's takeover.
The surface at Real Valladolid's stadium was well below the standard expected for LaLiga matches, according to the competition's president.
Ivan Rakitic has been heavily tipped to join Paris Saint-Germain, but he insists he has no reason to leave Barcelona.
Ousmane Dembele gave Barcelona a 1-0 win over Real Valladolid, but it was far from convincing.
Real Valladolid clinched their return to LaLiga by beating Numancia 4-1 in the Segunda Division play-off final.