Cristiano Ronaldo reached another historic landmark in his extraordinary career by scoring his 700th club goal to seal Manchester United’s comeback win over Everton. The 37-year-old Portuguese forward becomes the first and only player in this present generation to score seven times a hundred goals in football history. His 700th club goal extends his tally over Lionel Messi with Argentina forward scoring 691 goals for Fc Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain.
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Career stats of Cristiano Ronaldo:
- Having started his career in 2002, 700 goals means Ronaldo has averaged 35 goals a season. Cristiano Ronaldo’s 700th club goal comes 20 years and two days after his first goal for Sporting Lisbon.
- The five-time Ballon d’Or winner scored his first professional goal on October 7, 2002, at the age of 17 years, 8 months, and 3 days. He scored a brace in Sporting Lisbon’s 3-0 win against Moreirense.
- This was his first goal in senior-level football. He scored his 144th goal for Manchester United in his two spells at the club, He scored a record 450 goals for Real Madrid, 101 for Juventus, and five(5) for Sporting Lisbon.
- The historic feat earned him a special award at the FIFA The Best Awards ceremony to commemorate the record-breaking feat and Ronaldo later added six goals to take his international tally with Portugal to 117 goals.