Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo hailed as Captain and General by Spanish Media
Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo earned a praise from the Spanish media, following Real Madid 3-0 win over Levante in the League on Saturday at Santiago Bernabeu.
Real Madrid had to do it without number of key players, with French International Karim Benzema, Luka Modric and Sergio Ramos are facing time on the sidelines. The final score does not completely compliment the whole proceeding as it was far from the one-sided affair. Levante created number of chances, but visitors failed to capitalize on opportunities and eventually ruthless Real Madrid made them pay. Marcelo scored the opening goal of the game, while Cristiano Ronaldo doubled host lead, while becoming the Real Madrid’s all-time leading goal-scorer. Jese Rodriguez came off the bench to score third goal for Real Madrid in a week which he was linked with move away from Santiago Bernabeu. Cristiano Ronaldo was lively throughout the game and provided the ammunition in the final-third.
Both, Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo were hailed as Captain and General by Madrid based Marca, who also highlighted the performance of goalkeeper Keylor Navas in goal.
While AS applauded Cristiano Ronaldo on his record-breaking achievement and carried on the headline ‘three great goals, three points’, and also hailed Neymar, who scores four goals against Rayo Vallecano in Barcelona win.The Brazilian International became the top goal-scorer in the La-Liga with eight goals, while Cristiano Ronaldo has scored six goals so far this season.
Cristiano Ronaldo bagged his 324th goal for Real Madrid, after making 310 appearances for the club. The Real Madrid ace guided the ball to bottom corner from outside the box after receiving the ball from Toni Kroos to achieve a milestone.
The previous top-scorer of Real Madrid Raul announced his decision to retire from the Football next month, who is currently playing with MLS outfit New York Cosmos. What make Cristiano Ronaldo even more amazing is the fact that he has played 431 fewer games than Real Madrid legend Raul.