Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most gifted players of the current generation and has broken many goalscoring records with his prolific return in front of the goal. The Portuguese has proven his credentials in two of the biggest leagues in the world – the Premier League and La Liga.
A goal every minute
Ronaldo is the owner of one of the most unique records in football. He has scored in every minute of the match. Didn’t get it? Here’s what it is: Ronaldo has scored in the first minute, second minute, third minute all the way up to 90th minute of a game, making him the owner of this unique record.
Most goals in a single Champions League campaign
The 2013/14 season proved to be a great one for Real Madrid when they finally won their coveted tenth Champions League. The man behind their successful campaign was Ronaldo, who had an incredible haul of 17 goals in the triumphant run.
Highest goalscorer for Real Madrid
Ronaldo has netted 329 times for Los Blancos in all competitions since he joined the side in the summer of 2009. His remarkable haul has seen him overtake club legend Raul’s record of 323 strikes for the Spanish giants.
Most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League group stage
The Portugal international netted nine goals through the group stage of the 2013/14 Champions League campaign for Real Madrid. He shares the record with Luiz Adriano for the most goals scored in group games of a European Cup campaign in a single season.
Only footballer to have won the European Golden Shoe in two different leagues
Ronaldo has been awarded the European Golden Shoe (for being the highest goalscorer in a European league) while playing for two different clubs – with Manchester United in the 2007/08 season and with Real Madrid three times. He remains the only player to have won the award while playing for two different clubs.
Most hat-tricks in La Liga history
Ronaldo holds the record of most hat-tricks in the Spanish top flight football with 28.
Wasi is a keen fan with loads of knowledge about the game. He has written for some of the world’s leading soccer websites and is a major Barcelona and Pune City FC fan. He loves the Champions League and watches 200+ EPL games & La Liga games per season.