Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored his first hat-trick since returning to Manchester United last summer, has scored 807 goals, making him the highest-scoring player in men’s football history.
Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo has made history by becoming the all-time leading scorer in professional football with 807 goals after a convincing hat-trick victory over Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday (March 12).
FIFA does not hold the official record for most goals scored in all time in football, but the Austrian – Czech who played from 1931 to ’55. FIFA claims that player Josef Bican scored 805 goals.
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Ronaldo’s 12th – minute opening goal at Old Trafford yesterday was an extraordinary, long – range strike, which helped him equalize the record. That equaled the record of 805 goals.
Then Cristiano Ronaldo scored on a Manchester player Jaden Sango pass. This gave Manchester United a 2-1 lead. Cristiano Ronaldo then set a new record by scoring another hat-trick and scoring 807.
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The stadium erupted as Manchester United’s ardent fans realized Ronaldo’s hat-trick record and their team won. This is Ronaldo’s 59th hat-trick of his career and his first since joining Manchester United in 2008.