Cristiano Ronaldo ‘s two goals ag’ainst Arsenal on Thursday night meant he became the first active footballer to rea’ch the remarkable landmark of 800 goals (and 801) across his career in the to’p game.
The Manchester United forward – who ret’urned to the club this summer following 12 years away – has established him’self as one of the greatest goal scorers of all time in his near two-dec’ade long spell in the game.
The Portuguese superstar is also the highest in’ternational goal scorer of all time, surpassing Ali Daei’s long-standing re’cord earlier this year.
Here are 10 of his best ever strikes – encompa’ssing what makes Ronaldo such a phenomenon.Ronaldo has scored go’als at every club he has graced – Sporting Lisbon, United, Real Madrid, Juve’ntus, and United again.
Indeed, his 450 goals in just 438 appea’rances in the Spanish capital (take a moment to re-read that stat!) are a’n all-time club record – despite it encompassing less than half of Rona’ldo’s career.