Madrid, Sep 13 (IANS) Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos called his teammate Cristiano Ronaldo a “beast” after the Portuguese striker’s five goals against Espanyol in a La Liga match.
Real hammered Espanyol 6-0 as Portuguese football team captain Ronaldo became the top goal scorer for his side in La Liga with 230 strikes. French striker Karim Benzema scored the other goal of the game in the 28th minute.
“Complete performance: a clean sheet and 3 points. Well done to the Beast @Cristiano for his 5 goals. #HalaMadrid,” Ramos tweeted on Saturday night.
With his third strike of the night Ronaldo surpassed the great Raul Gonzalez who had 228 goals. It took the Real talisman just 204 games to outjump Raul’s record.