Cristiano Ronaldo Scores 750 Career Goals, Sets New Target For Himself
- Cristiano Ronaldo sets sight on reaching 800 career goals
- The 35-year-old scored his 750th goal for clubs and country in Dynamo Kyiv's UCL win
- Lionel Messi is playing catch-up with his rival as he has 712 goals at the moment
Cristiano Ronaldo reached another major milestone in his career after inspiring Juventus to a 3-0 victory over Dynamo Kyiv in their Champions League clash at the Allianz Stadium.
Federico Chiesa opened the scoring for the Old Lady in the 21st minute, while Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata completed the triumph in the 57th and 66th minutes respectively.
The 35-year-old's second-half goal, however, increased his tally to 750 career goals across all competitions for clubs and country in his career.
Ronaldo scored 450 goals during his reign at Real Madrid, 118 goals at Manchester United, five for Sporting CP and 75 so far for Juventus.
Meanwhile, he has found the back of the net for Portugal 102 times and he is chasing Ali Daei's 109 goals record before hanging his boots.
Ronaldo, after achieving his 750th goal feat, took to social media to appreciate everyone who helped him in the height.
However, the 35-year-old is not stopping as he already sets sight on his next target which reaching 800 goals in his career. He said:
"750 goals, 750 happy moments, 750 smiles in the faces of our supporters.
"Thank you to all the players and coaches that helped me reach this amazing number, thank you to all my loyal opponents that made me work harder and harder every day.
"But above all, thanks to my wonderful family, always present in my best and worst moments. Next stop: 800 goals! Let’s go!"
Ronaldo's goal against the Ukrainian side was his 75th strike for the Italian League champions since he joined them from Real Madrid in 2018.
Daily Mail reports that the Portuguese hit the landmark before rival Lionel Messi, who has 712 goals at the moment for club and country.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has bagged the 2020 Golden Foot Award after the Juventus striker beat arch-rival Lionel Messi as well as Robert Lewandowski to win the prize.
The award which is organised by the World Champions Club company also had the likes of Neymar, Sergio Aguero, Sergio Ramos among the nominees for the 2020 edition.
Others are Chiellini, Gerard Pique, Mohamed Salah and Arturo Vidal, but it was the Portuguese legend that took home the award named 'Vecchia Signora'.
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