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Cristiano Ronaldo has set his sights on becoming Real Madrid's all-time record goalscorer after moving up to joint sixth in the club's charts with his hat-trick against Sevilla at the weekend.
The Portugal international took his tally of hat-tricks for Madrid to an incredible 20 in the 4-1 win and continued his phenomenal scoring form for the Spanish giants.
Ronaldo has netted 182 goals in just 179 official matches for Madrid since his world-record ?80million move from Manchester United in 2009, moving him level with Gento on the club's all-time list.
Next in the firing line for the 28-year-old is Hugo Sanchez (208 goals) followed by Ferenc Puskas (242), Carlos Santillana (290) and Alfredo Di Stefano (308).
Top of the list is Raul, who scored 323 times in 741 matches before leaving Madrid in 2010, and it is that tally that Ronaldo is eyeing.
He told his club's website: "It's an honour to be one of these legendary scorers and to be one of the top-scorers...
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Essien says Ronaldo cant wait to play Manchester United
Cristiano Ronaldo is nervous but excited ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League clash between Real Madrid and Manchester United.
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