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Five-star performance by Ronaldo

By Reuters In Madrid ( China Daily ) Updated: 2015-09-14 07:51:35

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has secured his place in the history books after he became the club's all-time leading scorer in La Liga with a five-goal haul at Espanyol on Saturday.

The Portugal captain and FIFA Ballon d'Or holder, who put five past Granada in La Liga last season, was unstoppable at Espanyol's Cornella-El Prat stadium and Karim Benzema was also on the score sheet as Real romped to a 6-0 victory.

Ronaldo has netted a remarkable 230 goals in only 203 appearances for Real since moving to Spain's top flight from Manchester United in 2009 - two more than Raul, who needed 550 games to amass 228 goals.

Five-star performance by Ronaldo

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