5 World Records Set by Cristiano Ronaldo
Netgenz - Netizen buzz Sport | Cristiano Ronaldo continues to attract attention because of his achievements. There are several world records that the Portuguese player has successfully recorded. CR7 still holds these records because no other player can go through his records. Then, what does record means?
Here are 5 World Records Set by Cristiano Ronaldo
1. Longest consecutive goalscorer in the Champions League
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best footballers in the history of the European Champions League. The 37-year-old player has so far collected five championship titles. He succeeded in setting an interesting record in the highest class of the Blue Continent.
One of the most popular is scoring goals in eleven consecutive games. CR7 set that record in 2016/2017 and 2017/2018. The truth is, he was able to win the Champions League trophy in both seasons.
2. The player with the most goals in the Champions League
The problem of goals, Cristiano Ronaldo certainly does not need to be questioned again. He is currently still with the status as the most goalscorer in the Champions League. The player has recorded a total of 150 goals in the competition.
CR7 is fifteen goals ahead of his closest competitor, Lionel Messi. Ronaldo's goal record has the potential to increase because he is still actively playing in the Champions League in 2021/2022.
3. The oldest player to score a hat-trick in the World Cup
The 2018 World Cup does not seem easy to ignore Cristiano Ronaldo. The problem is that he successfully scored a hat trick for the Portuguese national team. The incident was formed when Portugal faced Spain.
Ronaldo recorded it when he was 33 years old. That made the player the oldest hat-trick maker in World Cup history.
4. Top goalscorer at international level
Cristiano Ronaldo has been the flagship of the Portugal national team for the last two decades. In October 2021, the superstar successfully recorded an impressive record. He was confirmed as the most goalscorer at the world level.
The event was formed when Ronaldo scored a goal against the Republic of Ireland in the 2022 World Cup Qualifying set. Now the player has collected 115 goals for his country.
5. The player with the most goals in history
Cristiano Ronaldo is stable in scoring goals from season to season. Recently, the player from Portugal was confirmed as the most goalscorer in the history of football. He has now scored 806 goals so far in his profession, both at the club and national team level.
That record exceeds Josef Bican's record of collecting 805 goals. The incident was formed when CR7 scored a hat trick against Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League.
Those records are likely to last for quite a long time. What's more, Cristiano Ronaldo is still actively playing today.