Ronaldo surpasses Raúl's record, becomes Real Madrid's top scorer
Monday, October 19, 2015
Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed 's goal scoring record for Spanish club Real Madrid in a La Liga match against on Saturday. Ronaldo netted his 324th goal in his 310th match for Los Blancos on Saturday, breaking the previous record set by Spanish footballer Raúl of 323 goals in 741 games.
He earlier equaled Raúl's goal scoring record for Madrid in a UEFA Champions League match against Swedish football club when he scored a brace, crossing the landmark of 500 career goals and scored the record-breaking goal in the 30th minute from outside the in this match.
In Saturday's match, Real Madrid had 58% ball possession against Levante. The match saw five Brazilian Marcelo in the 27th minute and Marcelo netted the goal in the left corner. Minutes later, Toni Kroos assisted Ronaldo, and he scored the record-breaking goal in the bottom right corner. The first half ended 2–0.— four for the visitors and one for Real Madrid player . A total of eighteen fouls were committed in the game. Ronaldo
At the beginning of the second half, Gareth Bale. He assisted in the 81st minute and Jesé scored in the top corner providing a 3–0 win for Real Madrid.was substituted for
Real is now top of the La Liga table.
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