Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo took his season tally to 25 league goals on Friday.
Former Manchester United hero Cristiano Ronaldo broke yet another goal scoring record as his incredible season continued on Friday with a double during Real Madrid’s 4-1 away victory over Almeria.
Since trading the Red Devils for the Spanish capital in 2009, the Portuguese superstar has been in superb goal scoring form but this season he has taken things to whole new level.
After breaking a previous 79-year-old La Liga record for most amount of goals after the first ten matches of the season, Ronaldo has now broken his own goal scoring feat with 25 league strikes before the New Year.
His previous best was under now-Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho in 2011/12 season where he netted an impressive 23 goals by the end of match-day 19, now he has 25 in just 15.
Not only is it a personal record for the current Ballon d’Or favourite, but his 25 strikes in 15 games means he has equalled former Atletico Madrid man Pruden’s long-standing record dating back to 1940/41.
Barcelona ace Lionel Messi holds the La Liga record of having scored 28 goals by the end of the calendar year, meaning Ronaldo has four matches left to find another four goals to once again rewrite history.
What are his chances of achieving such a feat? Given Carlo Ancelotti’s side are currently in the midst of a club-record 20-game winning streak, it would certainly take a brave man to bet against him.
Watch the former United star score a brace here during Madrid’s entertaining victory over Almeria: