Tuesday, 15 October 2019
Cristiano Ronaldo hits new milestone after scoring 700th career goal
Ronaldo Nets his 700th Career Goal During Portugal's Euro 2020 qualifying Match with Ukraine
Cristiano Ronaldo scored the 700th goal of his professional career during Portugal's Euro 2020 qualifying loss to Ukraine on Monday, October 14th.
Yesterday match between Portugal and Ukraine Brought about the success of One of the most successful Player in the world, Ronaldo as he scored his 700th Goal during the match that Brought to Qualification of the Ukraine team to participate in Euro 2020.
The Portuguese Man brought up his septuple century for club and country when he converted a second-half penalty in Kiev, awarded after Taras Stepanenko handled the ball inside the box.
He is the second highest scorer in Portugal team having scored 95 Goals in the Team, Iran Ali Daei scoring 109 Goals, toping him with 14 Goals difference in all time Goal History.
Ronaldo is just one of six footballers to have hit the 700 mark, with Josef Bican estimated to be the top goalscorer in history with 805 goals. Behind him is a pair of former Brazilian stars in Romario and Pele, who finished their illustrious careers with 772 goals and 767 goals, respectively. Ferenc Puskas' 746 career finishes and Gerd Muller's 735 round out the top five.
Ronaldo's long-time rival, Lionel Messi, looks set to join the 700 club imminently, as the Argentine is currently sitting on 699 career finishes. The bulk of Ronaldo's goals came for Real Madrid, 450 over the course of nine seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu between 2009 and 2018.