My1sttoday: Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the greatest goalscorer in Football history. CR7 now holds the record for the most goals scored for club and country in football history. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner surpassed Pele’s tally of 757 goals a couple of weeks back and after pulling level with Josef Bican against Sassuolo last week, Ronaldo has now moved ahead of the Austrian-Czech legend, who managed 759 between 1931 and 1955.
760 – Cristiano Ronaldo
759 – Josef Bican
757 – Pele
743 – Romario
719 – Lionel Messi
The record-breaking goal for CR7! 📈 pic.twitter.com/kivED5nB10
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) January 20, 2021
The Juventus superstar’s strike against Napoli to open the scoring in tonight’s 2-0 Supercoppa Italiana win means he has hit a ridiculous record-breaking 760 goals across his decorated career.
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As per some stat databases, Cristiano Ronaldo has now beaten Bican's 66 year old goal record to become the all time official goalscorer in football history.
— Arjun Pradeep (@IndianRegista) January 20, 2021
The 35-year-old player of the 21st century winner has reached the tally in 1040 appearances and his numbers are made up of 450 goals for Real Madrid, 118 for Manchester United, 102 for the Portugal national team, 85 for Juventus and five for Sporting CP when he broke through as a youngster.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo – 760 Goals
2. Josef Bican – 759 Goals
3. Pele – 757 Goals
4. Romario – 743 Goals
5. Lionel Messi – 719 Goals