178 games, yes, 178 is the amount of games Cristiano Ronaldo took to reach a staggering feat of 200 goals in the La Liga, a record in the Spanish league. Cristaino Ronaldo moved to the Spanish Capital from Manchester United for a record sum of 80 million euros in 2009 and since his arrival in one of the biggest clubs of the world, he has proved to be none less than a talisman for the Madrid based club.
Ronaldo achieved another record in yesterday’s match against Celta Vigo by netting his 23rd career hat trick in La liga thus surpassing Telmo Zarra.
Ronaldo’s scored his first goal of the match by getting a penalty when Celta Vigo’s defender Jonny pushed him inside the box , the question and debate over the penalty remains a big question among the football critics who think that Ronaldo allegedly dived to get one. The other two goals from Ronaldo were absolute stunner and purely what Ronaldo is capable of doing.
According to Real Madrid’s manager, Carlo Anceloti, Ronaldo right now at the peak of his confidence boosted by getting selected in the Ballon d’Or nomination.
Ronaldo has now scored 23 goals in just 13 games this season, and the Portugal international is widely expected to retain his Ballon d'Or crown when the prestigious award is handed out in the New Year.