Cristiano Ronaldo scored to help Juventus win a record-extending ninth Italian Super Cup by beating Napoli 2-0 on Wednesday and became top goalscorer in football history with 760 goals
Ronaldo has surpassed Josef Bican for the most goals scored for club and country in football history – with his tally now at 760.
The Juventus forward has continued to defy his years since arriving from Real Madrid for around £100m in 2018 – and his strike against Napoli in the Italian Super Cup on Wednesday has now moved him top of the all-time scoring charts.
The 35-year-old five-time Ballon d’Or winner recently moved past Brazil legend Pele (757) – who moves down to third on the all-time list – while Romario is fourth (743) and Ronaldo’s Barcelona rival Lionel Messi makes up the top five (71
Of his 760 official goals, as recorded by Opta, a whopping 450 came during his nine-year spell at Real, while he netted 118 for Manchester United, 102 for his country Portugal, 85 for current club Juve and five at Sporting Lisbon.
Ronaldo helped Manchester United win the Champions League in 2008 and won three Premier League titles.
His most prolific scoring year came in 2013 when he found the back of the net 69 times, but he also recorded 34 in 2007, 35 in 2008, 30 in 2009, 48 in 2010, 60 in 2011, 63 in 2012, 61 in 2014, 57 in 2015, 55 in 2016 and 53 in 2017.
The five-time Champions League winner’s most prolific scoring season, though, was in 2011-12 – with 69 goals overall.
Ronaldo scored 27 against Sevilla – more than any other club – while 25 came against Atletico Madrid and he managed 23 against Getafe. He scored 488 with his right foot, 139 on his left, 131 with his head and two via other body parts.
An elated Ronaldo however believes something is still missing that of having the World Cup trophy in his kitty.After winning the European championship the next he belives will be the world cup.
“We won 2016 and now we want to win the World Cup,” said Ronaldo. “It’s possible, yes, it’s possible. Everything is possible.