Ronaldo helped Real to a historic defence of their Champions League title and the Spanish domestic title.
Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu to win the Spanish Super Cup 5-1 on aggregate.
Liverpool takes a step towards the Champions League group phase beating Hoffenheim 2-1 in Germany in the first leg qualifying playoff.
Twice in the second half, the match was halted as fans let off pyrotechnic devices.
There is freshness from new coaches, technology and kick-off times in the latest Bundesliga season.
Romelu Lukaku makes a dream start to his Manchester United career by scoring twice in a 4-0 win over West Ham United on Sunday.
Usain Bolt didn't get the farewell he and his adoring fans had envisioned but even the cramp that made him very human again will not dent his legacy.
Roger Federer keeps his mind strictly on the quarter-final match at hand in a 6-4, 6-4 defeat of Roberto Bautista Agut to strengthen his bid for a return to the number one ranking.
Arsenal face Leicester in the first Friday night season-opener while Chelsea start their title defense against Burnley.
Teenager Denis Shapovalov spoils Rafael Nadal's number one ranking bid at the Montreal Masters.