Potential Cristiano Ronaldo goal record controversy

There is potential controversy lying in wait this weekend when Real Madrid take on Granada.

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Cristiano Ronaldo has an excellent chance to over-take Raul Gonzalez as Real Madrid's all-time goalscorer, but there is debate over how many goals he needs to do so. 

Raul notched 323 goals in a Madrid shirt in 741 games.

Ronaldo has 321 goals and needs two more to level the Spanish legend, and three to surpass him. At least that's what most people think.

But thanks to a goal in 2011, which deflected off Pepe, Marca and Real Madrid claim he has 322 to his name so far.

Officially it was given to Pepe but if Ronaldo scores one goal on Saturday against Granada, some people will no doubt be claiming that he has equalled the record, while others keep their powder dry until he actually does.

Cristiano can avid all problems by scoring three goals - something that could easily happen, given he has netted eight in two games and Madrid put nine past Granada last season at the Santiago Bernabeu. 

Watch Pepe's deflected goal here:



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