Cristiano Ronaldo signed a new five-year deal on Sunday, worth £76m, putting him ahead of Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the world's best played player.

And with that in mind, many have predicted Ronaldo to maintain his goalscoring record and overtake Galactico's legend Raul, as Real Madrid's top goal scorer.

Ronaldo has a simply breathtaking goals-to-game ratio at Madrid, scoring an impressive 204 goals in 203 games. An average of a goal game over the four seasons he has spent at the Santiago Bernabéu.

Raul's record however, stands at 323 goals in 741 matches, with an average of 0.44 goals per game. Many have now predicted that Ronaldo will equal and even overtake Raul's record in the not too distant future. 

Providing Ronaldo can sustain his blistering goal-scoring record and stay injury free, then there is no reason why he can't.

At 28, Ronaldo still has his best couple of years ahead of him and for someone of his physical presence, it's not difficult to imagine him continuing at the top level well into his thirties. 

In his four seasons at Real Madrid, Ronaldo has hit consistently 30+ goals a season, and in one season even scored double that.

In his first season, he scored 33 in 35, second season 53 in 54, third season 60 in 55 and fourth season 55 in 55 games. 

Will he surpass Raul's record? Let us know your thoughts below...

Write for GiveMeSport! Sign-up to the GMS Writing Academy here: http://gms.to/130seMa

DISCLAIMER: This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Topics:
#La Liga
#Cristiano Ronaldo
#Ronaldo
#Spain Football
Flag article