Suarez 'privileged' to overtake Ronaldo

  • Reuters, Thursday, April 21, 2016 11:34 PM
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says he's "privileged" to overtake former Barca star Ronaldo after scoring four goals against Deportivo La Coruna to move ahead of the Brazilian's tally of 48 goals in a season with 49. The only player who has scored more is Lionel Messi, who has the club record of 73 goals in a season.

"I feel privileged and proud to overtake Ronaldo for what he did for Barca and in world soccer," said Suarez. "It's a privilege to overtake a soccer great like him."

Suarez also provided three assists in the 8-0 win over Deportivo, becoming the first player in the history of La Liga to be directly involved in seven goals in a game.

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