Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best footballers on the planet. The Portuguese striker of Real Madrid maddened the counters with every game, thus breaking records, as never before in the world of football.
While we are only in mid 2017, CR7 did not wait long to own 10 records, and not the least. In the club as in the Portuguese selection, the 32-year-old striker has written his name in gold letters on the individual prize list.
1- He became the first player in history to score in 8 different international competitions
The 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 European cups, the 2006, 2014 World Cups and the 2017 Confederations Cup are the 8 international competitions in which the Portuguese number 7 has found the way nets.
2- He is currently the top scorer in calendar year 2017 (club / selection)
In the club and in selection, the Madrid striker is at the top of the list of top scorers in the 2017 calendar year with 34 goals.
3- The best scorer of all time of the 5 major championships
Cristiano Ronaldo, with 367 goals, scored 366 goals in 23 years of stadium presence between 1957 and 1980.
4- The first player in history to enter 100 goals in European competitions
5- The first player in history to reach the 100 goal mark in the Champions League
6- CR7 is also the first player in history to score in three UEFA Champions League finals
7-6 UEFA Champions League top scorers, a record!
With 12 goals scored including 10 in the knockout stages at the recent Champions League, Portuguese are the top scorer in the competition for five consecutive years.
8- The first player in history to score 17 goals in the last quarter of the UEFA Champions League
CR7 scored 4 goals in the finals he played and 13 in the final semi-finals.
9) Cristiano Ronaldo has become the second best European scorer in history in national selection.
Ronaldo scored a goal in Portugal-New Zealand, in match for the third day of the group stages of the Confederations Cup. This 75th goal with Portugal made the native of Funchal, the second best scorer in history in national selection. He now has Ferenc Puskás, the current ranking leader with 84 achievements in the 1950s and 1960s in the spotlight.
10- He reached 600 goals in his career!
600 goals for a player who started his professional career in September 2002! That makes an average of 40 goals a year! It is simply stratospheric!