These goals, contributed to Real Madrid's 4-0 victory and ended his dry patch, hopefully meaning that he still as good as he once was. Now, the talented striker is coming close to 100 goals for his team, sitting at 98 at the moment. Ronaldo is now joint top scorer with his rival Lionel Messi at Barcelona. Both are on 10 goals in the league and he will understandably be aiming to move ahead of Messi, so that he can become the new top scorer in the league.
Ronaldo is a popular player among fans of Real Madrid. Whenever a game is on that he is playing in, even those who are not the biggest football fans are likely to look up from their knitting or games on partypoker.com to see Ronaldo in action. The player has made it clear that football is not all about scoring goals yourself, but that is is about helping others to score them as well. He said that teams are about working together to ultimately create goals, no matter who actually ends up scoring them. Real Madrid now have an important game coming up, against Villarreal and despite what he has said, Ronaldo will surely be aiming to reach that 100 goal mark. His rival, Messi had a good start to the season, but missed a late penalty in Barcelona's game against Sevilla, keeping the score at a draw of 0-0.
If Messi bounces back, as coach Pep Guardiola is convinced he will, then the teams that face them are not in luck and Ronaldo will have to keep on the ball if he wants to surpass his rival.