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Raúl Jiménez equals Cristiano in goals in 2019 ahead of FIFA date

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Both players have the same number of goals so far in 2019 but are away from the amount Lionel Messi has who is the striker with more goals so far this year.

Estados Unidos

This 2019 has started as an excellent year for Raúl Jiménez that arrives at the international break as a top scorer for his team, Wolverhampton.

And not only that, Jiménez has managed to score in meaningful games and against the big clubs of the Premier League, and by that he puts himself side by side with Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus superstar, since both have the same amount of goals, but the two are far from Messi who is the striker with more goal (18) during 2019.

In the first months of the year, Raúl Jiménez had a higher percentage of effectiveness than CR7, because the Mexican striker reached six goals in 759 minutes while the Portuguese did it in 812 minutes.

However, the nine goals that both now have, Jiménez reached them in 1147 minutes played between Premier League and FA Cup, while Cristiano Ronaldo came to that same number of goals in 992 minutes played in the Serie A, Cup, Super Cup of Italy and Champions League.

Mexico National team

Raúl Jiménez joined Mexico's team in San Diego, after scoring against Manchester United on Saturday in the FA Cup, and now will face next to his national teammates, Chile and Paraguay next Thursday, March, 21 and Tuesday 26th.