Cristiano Ronaldo was offered with a particular commemorative shirt for breaking Brazil legend Pele’s official goalscoring document of 767 objectives.
The Juventus and Portuguese celebrity overtook the Brazilian’s whole final weekend by netting a hat-trick in his aspect’s 3-1 victory Cagliari to take his personal tally to 770 objectives.
Earlier than the Previous Girl’s Serie A fixture with Benevento on Sunday March 21, which they misplaced 1 – zero at dwelling, Ronaldo was handed a shirt with ‘G.O.A.T 770’ on the again, claiming that the Portuguese ahead is the ‘Biggest Of All Time’.
The presentation was performed by Juventus president Andrea Agnelli.
On attaining the milestone in his profession, Ronaldo wrote on Instagram: ‘In the present day, as I attain the 770th official aim in my skilled profession, my first phrases go straight to Pele.
‘There is no participant on this planet who hasn’t been raised listening to tales about his video games, his objectives and his achievements, and I am no exception.
‘And for that motive, I am crammed with pleasure and satisfaction as I acknowledge the aim that places me on high of the world’s goalscoring record, overcoming Pele’s document, one thing that I may by no means have dreamed of whereas rising up as a baby from Madeira.’
Pele responded to Ronaldo’s feedback, posting: ‘Congratulations on breaking my document of objectives in official matches.
‘I love you numerous, I like watching you play and that is no secret to anybody. My solely remorse isn’t having the ability to provide you with a hug right now.’
Ronaldo’s tally of objectives consists of 668 at membership degree, together with 188 for Manchester United and 450 for Actual Madrid, whereas he has additionally scored 120 objectives on the worldwide degree for Portugal.
BREAKDOWN OF CRISTIANO RONALDO’S GOALS
Proper foot – 491
?Left foot – 143
?Headers – 134
O?thers – 2