La Liga: We're ready for Atletico Madrid says Cristiano Ronaldo

Madrid: Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo will have an extra spring in his step when he takes on Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon stadium on Sunday.

Cristiano Ronaldo. Pic/AFP
Cristiano Ronaldo. Pic/AFP

The Portuguese became his club's all-time top scorer on Wednesday when he netted twice at Malmo in his team's 2-0 win in the Champions League. Ronaldo has 324 goals, one more than former Real captain Raul.

Speaking of Sunday's Madrid derby, Ronaldo (30) , who scored 61 goals in all competitions last season, said: “The derby is always a difficult game.

It's always complicated to win at Atletico. They are a top team but we are ready for them. I was surprised (Atletico) lost on Wednesday.” Real have not beaten Atletico in La Liga since their 2012-13 campaign.

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