Cristiano Ronaldo has officially become the most successful football player in history.
The Juventus superstar scored his 760th career goal against Napoli in Wednesday night’s Italian Super Cup final to move away from legendary Austro-Czech footballer Josef Bican.
At 35, Ronaldo is yet to finish and continues to score relentlessly for Juventus in an incredible career that has seen him score over a century of goals for Manchester United and Portugal, as well as 450 at Real Madrid. .
The former Sporting Lisbon prodigy is currently 41 goals ahead of rival Lionel Messi, making a giant leap to become the greatest player of all time.
As usual, Ronaldo chose the biggest stage in history, opening the scoring in the 64th minute of Juve’s 2-0 win over Napoli in the Italian Super Cup, giving Andrea Pirlo his first playoff. silverware as a coach.
In 2020, Ronaldo became the second player to score a century of goals for his country, bringing his tally to 102 for Portugal, while Messi broke Pelé’s record of 643 goals for a club.
The list of records set by the pair is endless and shows no signs of stopping even as they enter their 30s.
Last week, Ronaldo scored 15 Serie A goals this season with his strike in the stoppage time in Juve’s 3-1 win over Sassulo.
It was only the 16th game of the season, which means Ronaldo made the fastest start to a league campaign by any player in Juventus history.
The last player to score 15 goals in the old lady’s first 16 league games was Welshman John Charles, who had done so 63 years ago in the 1957/58 campaign.
Charles, who also played for Leeds and Roma, died at the age of 72 in 2004. He was nicknamed the ‘Gentle Giant’ and scored over 100 goals for Juventus over a five-year span.
Who knows with how many goals Ronaldo could end his incredible career?