Wednesday, 12 April 2017


Cristiano Ronaldo Makes History With 100th European Goal.

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first ever player to score 100 goals in UEFA club competition after scoring two goals at Alienz Arena to give Real Madrid an away win in their first leg 2016/17 Champions League Quater Final match against Bayern Munchen.

The Portuguese forward opened his European club goals account in Manchester United's 7-1 win against Roma on 10th of April 2007. Ten years and two days on, he scored twice as Real Madrid came from behind at Alianz Arena to defeat ten-men German champions.

Ronaldo got to 50 goals in April 2013 with a double against Galatasaray. He achieved his half-century after 96 matches despite managing a solitary strike in his first 32 European games for Sporting CP and United. His second 50 has taken just 47 games, and all but three of his goals have come in the UEFA Champions League proper.

Most goals in UEFA club competition (**still playing)

100 Goals– Cristiano Ronaldo  in 143 games. ** Still Playing
97 Goals – Lionel Messi in 118 games ** still playing
76 – Raúl González  in 158 games
70 – Filippo Inzaghi   in 114 games
67 – Andriy Shevchenko   in 142 games
62 – Ruud van Nistelrooy   in 92 games
61 – Gerd Müller in 69 games
59 – Thierry Henry  in 140 games
59 – Henrik Larsson   in 108 games
56 – Zlatan Ibrahimović in  136 games ** still playing
54 – Eusébio in 70 games
53 – Alessandro Del Piero  in 129 games
51 – Karim Benzema in 93 games ** still playing
50 – Didier Drogba in 102 games 
50 – Klass-Jan Huntelaar  in 82 games ** still playing

Statistics include qualifying and competitin proper for the European cup which include (The UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League, UEFA Super Cup, and UEFA Intertoto Cup.

In Summary, the four time world best player has scored a total of 97 Champions League goals, 2 UEFA Super Cup and 1 Qualifying stage.
He is now just three goals ahead of his closet rival Lionel Messi.



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