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Cristiano Ronaldo: 12 incredible records and stats from the 2019-20 season

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Modified 14 Sep 2020, 16:46 IST
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#5 Scoring over a goal per game in his last 47 appearances for Portugal

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the greatest goalscorers of all-time
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the greatest goalscorers of all-time

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored a staggering 49 goals in his last 47 appearances for his country, a stat that underlines his importance to Fernando Santos' side.

#6 More braces than any of his current teammates have goals for A Selecao

With 24 braces to his name in international colours, Cristiano Ronaldo has more braces than any of his current teammates have international goals. Yes, you read that one right.

#7 CR7 notched up number 700 in October 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo reached yet another landmark in 2019, as he joined the likes of Romario, Gerd Muller, Josef Bican, and Ferenc Puskas by scoring the 700th goal of his illustrious playing career for club and country. Earlier this year, Lionel Messi also joined the decorated list after scoring a penalty against Atletico Madrid in La Liga.

#8 Ronaldo shatters 90-year-old Juventus record

Cristiano Ronaldo scored 37 goals in all competitions for Juventus in the 2019-20 season. In doing so, the Portuguese star became the highest goalscorer for the club in a single season, beating Ferenc Hirzer's haul of 35 from the 1925-26 season.

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#9 Ronaldo aged like fine wine to record outstanding goal tally

In the latter part of the 2019-20 season, Cristiano Ronaldo became the oldest player in history to score 30 goals in the history of Europe's top-five leagues. The record was previously held by former Arsenal striker Ronnie Rooke, who surpassed 30 goals in the 1947-48 season.

#10 Andriy Shevchenko usurped on the list of quickest to 50 goals

By scoring his 50th Serie A goal in his 61st appearances, Cristiano Ronaldo became the quickest player in history to reach the landmark, beating former AC Milan star Andriy Shevchenko's record by seven games.

#11 Half-century in England, Spain and Italy

Cristiano Ronaldo is the first player in the history of the game to score at least 50 league goals in the Premier League, La Liga, and Serie A.

#12 Outstanding consistency in goalscoring

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored at least ten goals in all competitions in each of his last 15 seasons, having represented Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Juventus in that period. An unbelievable record for one of football's all-time greats!


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Published 14 Sep 2020, 14:45 IST
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