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Ronaldo breaks Jimmy Greavers’ incredible record

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks Jimmy Greaves’ incredible record (366) as the all-time top scorer in the top five European leagues

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks Jimmy Greaves’ incredible record (366)

The Portuguese was on target with a crucial strike in Real Madrid’s clash at Celta Vigo on Wednesday night, and he set a stunning record as he did so.

The strike was his 367th in the top five European leagues, moving the Portuguese ahead of England legend Jimmy Greaves and out on his own as the top scorer EVER across the elite divisions

Ronaldo became the all-time top scorer in Europe’s top five leagues as his double helped Real Madrid move within one point of the Liga crown with a 4-1 drubbing of 10-man Celta Vigo

Here are 20 more of Ronaldo’s incredible records

  1. Most hat-tricks in La Liga history (32)
  2. The only player in world football who scored in the 2006, 2010 and 2014 World Cup AND the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Euros
  3. The first player to score 100 goals in European competition
  4. The fastest player to reach 250 official club goals
  5. Portugal’s all-time top goalscorer (71 goals)
  6. Portugal’s all-time top appearance maker (138)
  7. Real Madrid’s all-time top goalscorer (399 goals)
  8. A member of UEFA’s Team of the Year ELEVEN times
  9. Winner of ‘Portugal’s Best Athlete Abroad’ award EIGHT times
  10. The only player to win all of the league title, the national cup, the national Super Cup (a.k.a. Community Shield), Champions League, Club World Cup, League Player of the Year, the Golden Boot and the Ballon d’Or while at TWO different clubs
  11. The scorer of the most headed goals in Champions League history (18)
  12. The only man to score over 50 goals in the knockout stages of the Champions League (52)
  13. The top scorer in the entire HISTORY of Europe’s top six leagues (367 goals)
  14. The scorer of 13 goals in European Cup/Champions League semi-finals – a record previously held by Alfredo Di Stefano (11)
  15. The only man to score over 100 Champions League goals (103)
  16. Scored more goals in the Champions League than Atletico Madrid (100), Benfica (98) and Roma
  17. Scored 20+ goals in each of his eight La Liga seasons with Real Madrid
  18. Scored the most home goals in Champions League history (54)
  19. The first player to score against all 19 other teams in a single La Liga season (2011/12)
  20. The scorer of the most goals in European Championship history, including qualifiers (23)

 

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