- Cristiano Ronaldo scored record 700th goal.
- He is only a 6th player who achieves this milestone.
Cristiano Ronaldo achieved a great milestone in his football career when he scored 700th goal of his career against Ukraine in Euro 2020 qualifying match on Monday. The five-time Ballon D’or Winner footballer scored a goal after European champion Portugal were awarded a penalty in the 72nd minute of match. The 34-year-old great made no mistake and scored a fantastic goal.
With this goal, Ronaldo took his overall goals tally to 700. Juventus FC‘s superstar Ronaldo become only the sixth player in history who scored 700th goal. He scored 700 goals in 973 matches. Apart from 700 goals he assist 211 goals as well.
Footballers who had score more goals than Ronaldo:
Czech-Austrian Josef Bican (805 goals)
Brazil legend Romario (772)
Brazilian great Pele (767 goals)
Hungary legend Ferenc Puskas (746)
Germany striker Gerd Muller (735 goals)
In international matches, Ronaldo score 95 goals for Portugal. He is in second place in terms of international goals. only Iran’s Ali Daei ahead of him with 109 goals.
Ronaldo scored most 450 goals for Real Madrid FC. He scored 27 goals against sevilla FC most against any opponent and has 54 hat-tricks on his name as well.
Argentina’s great Lionel Messi is the only active player who can achieve the 700 goals mark. He currently has 672 goals on his name.
despite Ronaldo’s record, Portugal lost the match:
Despite Ronaldo’s huge achievement, Portugal suffered a defeat in the qualifying match against Ukraine.
Now Portugal is in second place with 11 points in Group B in the Euro 2020 qualifying tournament. Ukraine is on top of the table with 19 points from seven matches.