Super Athletes – Cristiano Ronaldo: 468 Goals (Official + National Team Matches) – 294 Goals in 286 Games for Real Madrid!

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Cristiano Ronaldo was considered by FIFA the best player of the world in 2008 and in 2013, was second best in 2009, 2011 and 2012, and 3rd best in 2007. He is the only player in the world to have won both the Golden Boot and the Ballon d’Or with 2 different teams (Manchester United and Real Madrid).

He scored 294 goals in 286 official games played with Real Madrid’s Jersey with 51 goals in 47 matches in the 2013/2014 season, 17 of them in the Champions League and 9 in the group stage, both marks standing as new records). He has now 41 goals in the 2014/2105 season.

He is now the 3rd best scorer of Real Madrid. Raúl is the best ever with 323…watchout…at this pace two seasons more in Madrid and Ronaldo will get him! Di Stéfano (308) is in between.

In 2010/11 (season in which, like in 2007/08, he received the award for best European scorer- Golden Boot) Cristiano Ronaldo became Real Madrid’s player with most goals in a season (54) beating the record that was in possession of….Puskás! In 2009 he was the first player to win FIFA’s Ferenck Puskás award for the best goal of the year: a 40 metre wide kick into FC Porto nets while he was still playing for Manchester United (see video below).

The 294 goals mark show that Cristiano Ronaldo is awesome in every way since he scores regularly in every competition as well as in different manners, you just have to choose. A real “Goal Focused Beast” as you can see in the tables below:

 Season 09/10 10/11 11/12 12/13 13/14 14/15 Total Goals Total Matches Average
Champions League 7 6 10 12 17 6 60 59 1,00
Spanish League 26 41 46 34 31 30 208 192 1,09
Spanish Cup 0 7 3 7 3 1 21 28 0,75
Spanish Super Cup 0 0 1 2 n.a. 0 3 6 0,50
European Super Cup n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 2 2 1 2
Total* 33 54 60 55 51 39 294 286 1,03

* 2 games played in the World clubs cup in 2014 – where Ronaldo did not scored – were not considered.

 Season 09/10 10/11 11/12 12/13 13/14    14/15 Total Goals %
Head 3 5 7 9 4 9 37 12,6%
Left Foot 5 9 9 16 5 7 51 17,3%
Right Foot 15 25 26 19 27 15 127 43,2%
Penalty Kick 4 9 14 7 10 10 54 18,4%
Free Kick 6 6 4 4 5 0 25 8,5%
Total 33 54 60 55 51 41 294 100%

And on top of these 294 goals he has assisted his teammates 67 times for a goal!

Ronaldo was Spanish Champion in 2010/2011 (scoring 41 goals in 36 matches),  also won once the Spanish Cup, and was decisive to the 2012/2013 conquest of Spanish Super Cup against archrivals Barcelona. In 2013/2015 he won his second Champions League after the one conquered while he was at Manchester United.

In Manchester United, where he played for 6 seasons  (292 matches) he scored 118 goals (16 in the (Champions League) and assisted his teammates 61 times for a goal . It was precisely with Manchester United that he won (till now) is only Champions League Trophy (2007/2008). He was also 3 times Champion in the English Premier League (in a row from 2006/07 till 2008/2009) and also won a FA Cup.

Before moving to Manchester United in 2003 he took his first steps in Sporting Clube de Portugal, where he played 31 official matches and scored 5 goals. He was Portuguese Champion in 2001/02 and won the Portuguese Cup in that same year. Ronaldo is the best ever scorer of the Portuguese National Team:  52 goals in 117 matches.

What more to say? Just watch the Video! I watch it live back then and won’t ever forget it!

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