Then, in July, Ronaldo confirmed that his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez is expecting to give birth to the couple's first child, a girl named Alana Martina, in November.
Kane has enjoyed spectacular form over the past three years, becoming one of the Premier League's most lethal strikers along the way.
Real Madrid won La Liga, the Champions League, the UEFA Super Cup and the Club World Cup in a historic season that saw the capital side pick up their first ever treble.
Kane has scored 48 club goals since the start of last season, compared to Benzema's 21 strikes.
Ronaldo was very much at the heart of those victories, with the Portuguese netting an impressive 25 Liga goals and 42 across all competitions, and Madrid looked set to dominate again this year with the 32-year-old in such stellar form. However, it was another difficult evening for Cristiano Ronaldo.
In total, he had eight attempts and could not score any. We know that he likes to score and he is happiest when scoring.
The Spanish giants are back in action after the international break when Real travel to the Wanda Metropolitano to face Atletico Madrid.
The Champions League winners on the other hand, are keen on building their team around Isco now, and no longer see the Portugal captain as their main man.
Messi enjoys having the ball on his control (classic for a number 10), while Ronaldo is the team's killer; the one who usually scores when his team needs it and helps them finish their moves.
"You [the media] always think of negative things and I think positive", said the Frenchman.