Christiano Ronaldo Sets new La Liga Record

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Real Madrid attacker Christiano Ronaldo.photo/file

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has set a new record of becoming the only current player with most headed goals in La Liga.The portuguese attacker  surpassed Atletico Bilbao’s Aritz Aduriz to put the new record of 46 headed goals.

It was a  La Liga match between Madrid and Real Betis where Ronaldo found the back of the net by a powerful bullet header giving him his 19th goal of the season on 41st minute mark.

The header  saw him surpass  Aritz  Aduriz  who was tied up with the Portuguese star on 45 headers before the game.The goal came in the 41st minute in a game that Madrid won 2-1 against Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.

Betis took the lead through Antonio Sanabria’s oppener.It was Marcelo who then later delivered a pinpoint cross that found Ronaldo unmarked in the danger area that saw the Portugal attacker convert to equalize for the hosts.

Deep in the dying minutes,Segio Ramos came to the rescue of the Galacticos with an 81st minute winner.The Spanish defender has been seen in most cases scoring decisive goals for his club,the Sunday’s winner features in his list of important and decisive goals for the club.

Ronaldo continues to impress in his footballing career having won most coveted trophies in the world of football except the World Cup.The attacker has won the UEFA Champions league with Manchester United under the guidance of retired manager Sir Alex Ferguson.He also won the English domestic cups with the Scottish manager including the Premier League.

He is a UEFA Champions League winner as well with Madrid,La Liga winner with the same club,World Club Champions winner and a Euro cup winner with Portugal just to mention a few.

Meanwhile,Barcelona’s defeat against Deportivo La Coruna handed Real Madrid  an advantage to maintain their long held position at the helm.Madrid came with a fine beginning against their opponents dominating the match. However,poor ball handling by Kaylor Navas handed the visitors a lead but Ronaldo and Ramos ensured the La Liga leaders took the maximum points thereafter.

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