Cristiano Ronaldo Scores Record 324th Goal for Real Madrid

by NBC News /  / Updated 
Image: Real Madrid's striker Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during their Spanish First Division soccer match against Levante at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid
Real Madrid's striker Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates a goal against Levante at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid.JUAN MEDINA / Reuters

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With two touches and a laser beam, Cristiano Ronaldo is now the leading all-time goal scorer for world soccer's most historic club.

The Portuguese slugged a shot past the goalkeeper and inside the right post in Real Madrid's match against Levante on Saturday in a Spanish Primera Division match.

It was Ronaldo's 324th goal in 310 matches for Real since joining the club on a transfer from Manchester United before the 2009 season. The previous record-holder, Raul, told a Spanish broadcaster last week "What Ronaldo does you cannot name, it is on another historic level."

Ronaldo has won FIFA's Ballon d'Or, given to the world's top player, the past two seasons.

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