Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first player to score 400 goals in top five Europe leagues
The Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo has set a new record ,become the first player to score 400 goals in top five leagues. with Juve’s 1-1 draw with Genoa on Saturday afternoon.
The Juventus forward has scored 84 in the Premier League for Manchester United, 311 in La Liga for Real Madrid and five in Serie A for the Italian giants.
Superstar footballer,Ronaldo became the first footballer ever to score 400 goals across Europe’s top-five leagues in what was his 497th appearance.
The Juventus Striker had eight shots in the opening 35 minutes, with one 25-yard effort being deflected into the side-netting. Second on the list of top goal scorers, is Messi, who first featured for the Barcelona senior side in 2004, averaging 0.91 goals after scoring 389 in 426 appearances.
The Portuguese superstar is so prolific – he had eight shots in the opening 35 minutes of the Serie A clash.
Ronaldo ended his nine-year-long stay at the Santiago Bernabeu as Juventus invested €100 million to rope in the five-time Ballon d’Or winner. After going goalless in 320 minutes across three games, he finally broke the duck with a brace against Sassuolo. Goals then came against Frosinone, Udinese and now Genoa, alongside his five assists. Ronaldo was even handed the Most Valuable Player Trophy of September for Juventus.
Lionel Messi is currently second on the list with 389 goals, all of which have been scored for Barcelona.
Spurs legend Jimmy Greaves is third on the list with 366 goals in his 529 appearances from 1957-71 – a rate of 0.69 per game.
Bayern Munich icon Gerd Muller is fourth with 365 goals in 427 appearances from 1965-79.
Derby’s Steve Bloomer is fifth with 317 in 599 appearances and Everton’s Dixie Dean sixth with 310 goals in 362 appearances from 1924-38.
Hernán Crespo has recently praised the impact of the 33-year-old Portuguese star at his new club.
Ronaldo’s incredible goalscoring record began 15 years ago in 2003 when he signed for Man United.
As the game demand Ronaldo will play against his former and beloved club Manchester United as part of the Champions League group stage where the 33-year-old will return to Old Trafford.