Cristiano Ronaldo is now the highest official goalscorer in football history. The Portuguese sensation has achieved the feat after the brace against Napoli in the Italian Super Cup final as Juventus won their first trophy of this season.
Ronaldo has scored 760 goals in his career and broke the record of late Josef Bican’s 758. The Portuguese sensation broke the record in the 64th minute with a close-range finish.
As the first half ended in 0-0, Juventus start to press to put pressure on Napoli. In the 64th minute, they broke the deadlock as Cristiano Ronaldo his 759th goal. He scored his second in the 78th minute and put Juventus in a comprehensive lead.
Cristiano Ronaldo made his debut in 2002 for Sporting Lisbon. The Portuguese have scored 5 in his 31 appearances for them. He moved to Manchester United in 2003. In 292 appearances for Red Devils, he has scored 118 goals. In 2009 he moved to Real Madrid and spent 9 years in Spain. There he scored 450 goals in his 438 appearances. For Juventus, he has already scored 85 goals in his 109 appearances.
The 5 times Ballon D’or winner is equally good for his national team. He has scored 102 goals for his national team in his 170 appearances.
The Portuguese will turn to 36 next month. But he is still in an excellent form and breaking records continuously. He is confident to play for some more years.