Cristiano Ronaldo Crosses 400-European-Goal mark; Becomes the only Fifth Player to do so

September 17, 2018
First published on:September 17, 2018
by Jack Ol

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first ever Seria A goal against Sassuolo on Sunday. After struggling to score in the opening three games, The former Real Madrid man netted twice in the 2-1 win that maintained the perfect 4 out of 4 wins for the Italian Champions.

 

Ronaldo's second goal was also his 400th goal in the European league top-flight football. With this, he became the only fifth player to cross the mark.

 

 

Ronaldo had taken his tally to 398 goals while in Real Madrid. He struggled to score in the opening three games despite having the most shots taken. He got the easy opening with the simple touch, back the net, however, his second goal was a pure class from the weaker foot with the powerful low shot in the second bar.

The Portuguese missed several chances which avoided him to get his first hattrick with the club.

Ronaldo's 400 European goals include 3 goals for Sporting Lisbon, 84 goals for Manchester United, 311 goals for Real Madrid, and two goals for Juventus. Only four players except Ronaldo have joined the elite 400-goal list.

Player Goals
Josef Bican 518
Ferenc Puskas 514
Jimmy McGrory 410
Uwe Seeler 406

Ronaldo seems to easily reach on the third place in the list. However, his real competition is with his rival Lionel Messi, who has 387 Barcelona goals.



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