Portuguese international Cristiano Ronaldo holds a lot of La Liga records, and on Saturday, he added another one to his collection of football records. Ronaldo is on fire, the 31-year-old Real Madrid striker scored in the Real Madrid’s 4-0 thrashing of Eibar, giving him 30 goals on the season.
Ronaldo forward netted in the 19th minute of the game, he also provided passes for Lucas Vazquez and Jese to score as the Madrid stormed into a 4-0 half-time lead. Another superb football skill from Ronaldo allowed Vasquez to pass the ball into an empty net in the 18th minute of the game.
With this goal, Ronaldo has now become the first player to score 30 La Liga goals in six consecutive seasons.
Ronaldo’s lowest scoring season in a Real Madrid came first when the Portuguese international scored only 26 goals. Since then, the Madrid superstar scored 229 goals in six not-yet-completed seasons for an average of 38 goals per year, and this is only in Spanish La Liga.
Ronaldo made another 21 times in Copa del Rey action and 68 times in the highly competitive UEFA Champions League.
Often ranked as one of the best football player in the world and the greatest of all time, Ronaldo has been named the best Portuguese player of all time by the Portuguese Football Federation, he is also the first player to win four European Golden Shoe awards.
In addition, the Portuguese international has become the first Portuguese player to reach 50 international goals, making Ronald Portugal’s all-time top scorer. Ronaldo made his first international goal in Euro 2004 and helped Portugal reach the final. He also led Portugal to the semi-finals at Euro 2012, finishing the big Euro competition as joint-top scorer. In November 2014, Ronald made another record when he became the all-time top scorer in the highly prestigious UEFA European Championships with an impressive 23 goals.
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