Raul de Tomás, Rayo Vallecano forward on loan from Real Madrid, has led an excellent first round of the league and, with eight goals in 1291 minutes, has better numbers than the current front of the white team formed by Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale, Marco Asensio and Mariano Díaz.
The Real Madrid canterano scores one goal every 161 minutes, a figure well below the 212 recorded by French Karim Benzema, the best Real Madrid striker in the league with seven goals in 1,485 minutes of competition.
The Welsh Gareth Bale has scored in League 4 in 1,094 minutes, the Spanish Marco Asensio one in 995 and the Dominican Mariano Diaz has not been released in 205. Adding the rest of the competitions in which Real Madrid participates, Benzema accumulates 12 goals in 2,224 minutes (one goal every 185 minutes) and Bale 10 in 1,700 (one every 170 minutes).
Raúl de Tomás has played sixteen league games and in all, except against Betis in Benito Villamarin, he has played as a starter. The only match that has been lost this season was against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabéu for a clause in their assignment contract.
Raúl de Tomás He was already a very prominent player last season at Rayo. He was the starting center forward and, in 32 games, scored 24 goals and helped the team to ascend to First. Those good numbers earned him to return to Real Madrid and do the preseason at the orders of Julen Lopetegui, but the lack of opportunities that was going to have in the white set made him return to the Vallecano team.
"I look good, growing up and leaving Real Madrid was my decision. Real Madrid and Lopetegui wanted me to stay, but I think I grew up competing and not participating as little as I was there. I'm where I want to be and I'm happy, "said the striker after the last game.
Raúl de Tomás, with eight goals, is the third Spanish top scorer in the league behind Iago Aspas (Celta) with twelve and Borja Iglesias (Espanyol) with ten. The maximum realizador of the championship is the Argentinean Leo Messi (Barcelona) with seventeen.
In the team of Vallecas Raúl de Tomás accumulates records. The last one being the first footballer with the franjirroja shirt in adding four triplets after the three of Second and the one achieved in the first round against Celta de Vigo.
At age 24, Raúl de Tomás has exploded in Rayo and is already a player in which many clubs are set. He has scored 32 goals in 49 games with the Madrid team and part of Rayo's remaining options will go through his boots in the second half of the League.