Ronaldo Won over Pele in the Number of Goals
OREANDA-NEWS. In the match of the 15th round of the Italian football championship, Juventus defeated Udinese with a score of 4: 1. Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo scored a double and overtook the legendary Brazilian forward Pele in the number of goals for the whole professional career.
After the game with Udinese, Ronaldo has 758 goals in 1,032 matches for football clubs Sporting Lisbon, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus and national team of Portugal. This is one more goal compared to Pele, who has scored 757 goals in 812 official matches.
The absolute record for the number of goals belongs to the Austrian-Czech football player Josef Bican, his result is 759 goals. Thus, the 35-year-old Ronaldo needs to score two more goals to become the author of a new record.