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VIDEO: Ronaldo O.G a novel approach to beating Messi's goals record

The Real Madrid star scored his first ever own goal in his side’s 1-0 league defeat.

LEO MESSI MAY have set the goal-scoring records alight in 2012 but Cristiano Ronaldo is hoping to trump him this year.

We’re not sure if this goal, netted last night counts:

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Ronaldo’s first ever own goal was the deciding factor in Real Madrid’s 1-0 loss to Granada last night.

Speaking after the game, Real coach Jose Mourinho said, “It was not a good game and we lost and I am responsible.”

“I didn’t like the first half from the team, it was terrible. We improved after the break and we dominated.

“We had a chance to score but if we had taken it then the performance still wouldn’t have been sufficient.

“It was a big effort after playing on Wednesday and some teams have a day longer to recover but that is not enough to explain the display as we needed to respond.”

Additional reporting© AFP, 2012

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