Cristiano Ronaldo Overtakes Pelé’s Official Goal Tally
Cristiano Ronaldo Surpasses Pelé's Record For Highest Career Goals
Ace footballer Christiano Ronaldo has surpassed Brazilian legend Pele’s record for highest career goals. The Juventus forward stands at 758 whereas Pele has 757 goals to his name. Ronaldo’s achievement came during Juventus’ clash against Udinese in Serie A. Ronaldo scored one goal in each half to reach a total of 758 goals. That takes his tally to 758 one more than Pele’s record of 757 goals.
Most OFFICIAL goals in football history:
1. Josef Bican – 759.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo – 758.
3. Pelé – 757.
Cristiano Ronaldo overtakes Pele’s official goal tally. pic.twitter.com/uqqwIH0XLN
— TC. (@totalcristiano) January 3, 2021
Ronaldo’s goal led to a 4-1 winning of the Juventus over Udinese on Sunday night.
Cristiano Ronaldo overtakes Pele’s official goal tally 😎
7️⃣5️⃣7️⃣ Pele pic.twitter.com/PkflyyuMMY
— Goal (@goal) January 3, 2021
Slavia Prague legend Josef Bican is ahead of Ronaldo with as many as 805 goals in 530 matches, scored between 1931 and 1955.
Fans hailed Ronaldo as one of the greatest players of all-time. Ronaldo has accumulated a whopping 450 goals during his nine-year stay at Real Madrid while completing his 700th career goal in 2019.
Cristiano Ronaldo had also become the first European and the second men’s player to reach 100 goals for his country after Ali Daei, who scored 109 times for Iran. It took him 165 appearances to reach the milestone.