14.06.2022 » The most incredible moments in Cristiano Ronaldo's career
Cristiano Ronaldo is considered by many to be the greatest football player ever to grace the pitch, even better than Pelé. The Portuguese legend has won almost everything possible, and at the age of 37, he shows no signs of retirement anytime soon. Ronaldo holds the record for the most goals scored for both Portugal and Real Madrid. Strong in the air and equally good with both feet. After rejoining Manchester United in 2021, he scored 18 goals in the Premier League and 6 in the Champions League. Can he improve on these statistics next season? Only time will tell. In the meantime, don't miss out on this list of the best new betting sites for in-depth guides to online betting, info about the bookmakers, as well as promotions before placing your bets next season.
Cristiano Ronaldo - Impossible moments:
1. Ronaldo wins his first Premier League title (2007)
Ronaldo was not well known until 2003, when Sir Alex Ferguson signed him from Sporting Lisbon. It didn't take long to see what was so special about him. He was instrumental in helping Manchester United secure another title in the 2006-2007 season. During his Manchester United career, Ronaldo has won 3 Premier League titles.
2. Winning the Euros final against France (2016)
Cristiano had won every club-level accolade possible in Europe, but international football honors were still missing until 2016. Portugal faced off against France in Paris in the Euro 2016 final. Although Ronaldo could only play the first 25 minutes due to injury, he came on to lift the trophy after Portugal won 1-0. He describes it as one of the most memorable moments of his career.
3. The first player to score over 100 Champions League goals
The UEFA Champions League is the most prestigious club competition in the world. Playing in the Champions League guarantees matches against the best footballers in the world. Cristiano Ronaldo has scored more goals in this competition than any other player in history and was the first to break the 100-goal milestone. Ronaldo has netted an incredible 140 goals in 183 games which is 15 more goals than Lionel Messi. Although next season he will not get the chance to improve on this tally as Manchester United failed to qualify for the competition.
4. Five times winner of the Champions League
In 2018, Cristiano Ronaldo cemented his legendary status by winning his fifth Champions League medal with Real Madrid. He had already won the competition with Manchester United in 2008 and would add another four medals after completing his dream move to Real Madrid. Winning again in 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018, only 1 other player Fransisco Gento (Real Madrid), has won more with six winners medals.
5. Becoming Real Madrid's All-Time record goal scorer
On the 26th of May in 2018, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Cristiano played his last game for Real Madrid in the Champions League final. Despite not playing the entire game due to injury, he left the club after scoring an eye-watering 450 goals in 438 games in all competitions for Real Madrid, a record which is unlikely going to be beaten anytime soon.
6. Winning his fifth Ballon d'Or (2017)
The Ballon d'Or is the highest individual honor a football player can receive, it is no surprise that Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or, also known as World Footballer of The Year, five times in his career. Only Lionel Messi has received more with seven awards during his career. Ronaldo's 2017 award was won after scoring two goals in the Champions League final against Juventus and helping Real Madrid win the Spanish La Liga title.
7. The Goal of The Year award (2009)
With so many special goals during his career, there is one that stands out from the other 814 he has scored. Playing against Porto in the Champions League, he scored an incredible 40-yard screamer into the top corner to send Manchester into the semi-finals of the Champions League. This amazing goal earned the player the first Fifa Puskas award for goal of the year.
Cristiano Ronaldo next game for Manchester United is on July 12, against Liverpool. You can watch Manchester United vs Liverpool, Ukraine vs Republic of Ireland, Poland vs Belgium, England vs Hungary, Netherlands vs Wales, and Germany vs Italy, all matches provided from our streaming football game pages.
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Manchester United vs Liverpool kick-off time (12-07-2022):
Beijing (China) | UTC/GMT+8: 21:00
Jakarta (Indonesia) | UTC/GMT+7: 20:00
India (New Delhi) | UTC/GMT+5.30: 18:30
Italy (Turin) | UTC/GMT+2: 15:00
Spain (Madrid) | UTC/GMT+2: 15:00
Portugal and England (Lisbon/London) | UTC/GMT+1: 14:00
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) | UTC/GMT-3: 10:00
New York (United States) | UTC/GMT-4: 09:00
Los Angeles (United States) | UTC/GMT-7: 06:00