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September 29, 2005

UEFA Champions League

Real Madrid vs Olympiakos Piraeus

Striker Raul became the first player to score 50 goals in European football competition history when he led Real Madrid to a 2-1 win over Olympiakos Piraeus in their Champions League Group F match on Wednesday.

Raul headed home a beautifully flighted cross from David Beckham in the ninth minute to beat the record of 49 goals established by their former striker Alfredo Di Stefano in 1964.

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