Ronaldo enjoyed a longer vacation than his Real Madrid teammates to fully recover from Portugal's participation in the Confederations Cup in June.
Barcelona stars have been hard at work in training as they prepare for the first leg of their Spanish Super Cup tie at home against Real Madrid.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and his players look dejected as Real Madrid players lift the trophy.
On the tight match at the Philip II Arena in Skopje, he added: "Madrid is a very powerful team and we are happy".
Brimming with confidence after their Liga and Champions League double last term and having watched their two biggest rivals weakened over the summer, Real Madrid are in an ideal position to consolidate their status as Spain's top club this season. And the objectives are always the same: trying to win every single game and every single title.
Two days back, Spanish source Diario Gol claimed that the La Roja player is considering his future because he wants to get more game time next season and the likes of Liverpool, Juventus and Arsenal have submitted offers for him as well. The staff are doing a great job, we do not fail because of the relationship in the dressing room.
Lionel Messi، Jordi Alba، Samuel Umtiti and Arda Turan were all pictured training with their Barcelona team-mates as they aim to build up their fitness levels and sharpness ahead of the upcoming campaign.
Zidane also warned the European champions against a Barcelona backlash at Camp Nou on Sunday. We played very well as a team and we winning is our obligation.
Furthermore, Los Blancos have agreed to include an stunning €700m release clause in the deal in order to avoid the same scenario that recently saw Barcelona losing Neymar to PSG. "If we think it is going to be easier tomorrow we will be mistaken".