Highest Goal Scorer in History of Football

It is not hard to guess who is the best goal scorer in the history of football. Yes, Cristiano Ronaldo scored against Napoli in Italian Super Cup giving himself the best present he could imagine. With this goal he became the highest goal scorer in the history of football.

This is the first trophy Juventus won in this season. However, we will not talk about Juventus, we are talking about Ronaldo.

Ronaldo’s goal against Napoli was his 760th goal in his career. With this goal he left behind Lionel Messi (746), Pele (757), and Josef Bican (759). Majority of the goals, Ronaldo scored in his prime (even though, we cannot say that he is not playing on the high level in Juventus) while playing for Real Madrid. In 292 games for Real Madrid, he scored 311 times. He scored 134 goals in the Champions League, 84 in the Premier League, 67 in Serie A, 3o in the Word Cup Qualifiers, 31 in European Championship qualifiers, 13 in the FA cup and 7 in the World Cup.

Here are some of his goals:

During his career, Ronaldo scored 46 hat-tricks, 136 doubles while in 8 matches he scored 4 goals and in two matches he scored 5 goals.

To show the versatility of Ronaldo, 488 goals where scored with his right foot, 139 with his left foot, 131 with headers and two goals with the chest.

Ronaldo’s best season was 2011-2012 where he scored 69 goals in all competitions. That he is a lethal striker, the numbers show. In 2007, he scored 34 goals, 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. Currently in Serie A, Ronaldo is the highest goal scorer with 15 goals in 14 matches. According to Sky Sports, he is most likely to score goals between 76 and 90 minutes. In this period, he scored 178 goals. He is simply a goal machine.

Recently he expressed his wish to play for many years to come. Our job is to enjoy while it lasts.

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