Cristiano Ronaldo's brace in Real Madrid's 4-3 defeat to Schalke took him past Raúl González to make him the all-time top scorer in European club competitions, with 78 goals.
The Portuguese ace's seventh and eighth goals in this season's Champions League, both headers, also moved him level with Leo Messi on a record haul of 75 in the tournament.
Raúl had topped the pile for strikes in Europe since surpassing Filippo Inzaghi in October 2010. Ironically, the Madrid-born forward's last goal in continental club action came for none other than Schalke in the 2011-12 Europa League quarter-finals.
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Cristiano heads to top of European scoring charts
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