Cristiano Ronaldo

As Cristiano Ronaldo turns 39 today, let’s take a look at some amazing records from the football legend’s career.

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Ronaldo, once stated that i don’t follow records, records foloow me.” His career spans iconic clubs like Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Juventus, leaving an indelible mark on the football world.

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo

Starting his journey in 2003 with Manchester United, Ronaldo quickly became a force to be reckoned with. Notably, he made his UEFA Euro debut in 2004, scoring more goals (14) in the tournament than any other player.

This accomplishment contributes to his impressive record of scoring the most goals in UEFA Euro and FIFA World Cup finals combined in men’s football.

Hat-Trick King Cristiano Ronaldo:

Ronaldo, also referred to as the “Hat-trick king,” holds the distinction of being the first player to score 10 hat-tricks in men’s international football. In 2021, during Portugal’s 5–0 victory over Luxembourg, he notched up his 10th hat-trick, surpassing the previous record held by Sven Rydell.

Most International Goals:

Another feather in Ronaldo’s cap is his status as the top scorer in men’s international football, surpassing Ali Daei’s record of 109 goals with his goal No.110 in 2021. Currently, Ronaldo boasts more than 118 goals in international football.

Only Champion To Play 3 Champions League Finals.

Being the only player to score in three UEFA Champions League finals has earned Ronaldo the nickname “Mr UEFA Champions League.” His remarkable tally of 140 goals in the competition makes him the all-time leading scorer. Having won the Champions League five times, Ronaldo is also the most-capped player in the tournament, with 183 appearances.

First Player To Score 800 Career Goals:

In November 2022, Ronaldo achieved yet another milestone by becoming the first player to score 800 career goals for club and country. During a Premier League match between his old team, Manchester United, and Arsenal, Ronaldo made history by scoring the winning goal. As we mark Cristiano Ronaldo’s 39th birthday, these records highlight the remarkable career of one of the greatest footballers ever.

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