THURSDAY STARTER | Feed Your Eyes To A List Of Records Many Never Knew Juventus Star, Ronaldo Has
Jan. 14, 2021
Arguably the greatest footballers in this generation, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are often compared and nobody can decide who the better player is.
We want to check out many records Ronaldo has that are not as popular as the others we are mostly used to seeing.
The Juventus star has played in three of the five biggest leagues in the world donning the legendary number seven shirt in the English Premier League with Manchester United; the Spanish La Liga with Real Madrid and the Italian Serie A with Juventus.
Messi, However has only ever been in one major league in his entire career and that is with Barcelona in the Spanish La Liga.
He has scored 759 senior career goals and provided 223 assists for club and country.
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Collectively, Ronaldo has won 31 trophies in his career. He has also attained 17 titles from friendly competitions. All in all he had won over 300 trophies and medals by August 2020, with some of them dating back to his childhood.
While Messi has scored more goals than Ronaldo in La Liga, Ronado's goal ratio is much better.
The Portuguese sensation has 176 goals in 163 games in the Spanish top flight, meaning he averages 1.08 goals per match.
Messi, meanwhile, has 242 goals in 274 games and averages 0.88 each match.
To the Argentine's credit, he played some of those matches as a developing youngster, whereas Ronaldo entered the league in his prime.
Ronaldo in Real Madrid is the quickest Los Blancos Player to reach the 50 goal mark, the 100 goal mark, the 150 and 200 goal marks.
He even broke the speed for the 250 goal mark before he left the club.
He is Always on the radar at El Classico matches.
Barcelona playing against Real Madrid is widely considered the biggest match in the world and when it comes to it, the father of four is the first player to score in six consecutive Clasicos.
In such matches, you need your key men to rise to the occasion and not wilt away and in such occasions, Ronaldo answered the call for Real Madrid every major time they needed him.
When it comes the UEFA, the Portuguese holds the record of the most goals in UEFA club competitions with a total of 133 goals. He also holds the record for the Most UEFA Champions League goals, with 130 goals to his belt.
He is the player to hold the record for the most goals in a Champions League season with 17 goals. He also has a record 67 goals as the player with the most goalsa in the Champions League knockout stages.
He has the Most Champions League Final wins with a total of 5 matches and is the only player to score in 11 straight Champions League games.
He is the only player with the most UEFA Club Footballer/Best Player/Men’s Player awards with 4 of them on his trophy list.
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He has starred in most Euro final tournaments a total of 21 times, more than anyone in history.
He has more international goals for any European, finding the back of the net a total of 21 times, only behind Ali Daei’s 109 strikes for Iran.
The list of records he has are endless and putting them all will take more time than we have. Here is to more from the football icon. Cheers!
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