Ronaldo is now 32 years of age and based on his recent poor form, is finally starting to slow down.
Apart from the strike against Getafe, he has found the net only once this season, during the Spanish Super Cup second leg win over Barcelona.
Meanwhile, here's every single Cristiano Ronaldo goal in La Liga so far.
When former Barcelona striker Gary Lineker recently tweeted that Benzema was "overrated", the Frenchman reacted by accusing the Englishman of spreading "hatred".
Isco celebrates after scoring Madrid's third, which was set up by Ronaldo.
His godfather Fernao Sousa said he loved the game so much as a boy on his native island of Madeira that he would miss meals or escape out of his bedroom window when he was supposed to be doing his homework. First, Messi, La Liga's current goal leader.
Ronaldo scored 118 goals in 292 appearances for United before completing a then world record switch to Real for £80million, and remains a favourite among the fans.
He has netted seven times in eight top-flight games - 11 goals in all competitions. "They make the difference and the most important thing is to win".
And, is so confident that he has put money on the line with two key players for Real Madrid.
Then, in July, Ronaldo confirmed that his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez is expecting to give birth to the couple's first child, a girl named Alana Martina, in November. However, it was another difficult evening for Cristiano Ronaldo.