SIMPLY CRISTIANO RONALDO #CR7

glitzplusent.comOn Sunday, the 5th of April, Cristiano Ronaldo made yet another historic play with Real Madrid as the team cruised through a 9-1 victory against Greneda. Ronaldo scored his first five goals in a single match in that match, making it his 24th hat-trick in La Liga, an equal margin against fierce rival Lionel Messi of Argentina.

That is not all about the Portuguese, Ronaldo has made many history in his time, check out a list of some below after the cut:

(As of 14 November 2014)

World

  • The most expensive footballer in history: 2009–2013
  • Most international goals in a calendar year: 25 (in 2012, shared with Vivian Woodward and Lionel Messi)
  • First footballer to reach 40 goals in a professional league for two consecutive seasons
  • Only player to score in every minute of an official football game
  • Only player to win the League title, Domestic Cup, Domestic Supercup, Champions League, Club World Cup, League Player of the Year, Golden Shoe and Ballon d’Or at two different clubs (Manchester United and Real Madrid)
  • Most appearances in the FIFPro World XI: 8 times (2007-2014) (shared with Lionel Messi)
  • First and only player to appear in the FIFPro World XI for two different clubs.

Europe

  • Most goals scored in European competitions (club football): 78 goals
  • Most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League: 75 goals (shared with Lionel Messi)
  • Most goals scored in a UEFA Champions League/European Cup season: 17 goals in 2013–14
  • Most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League group stage: 9 goals in 2013–14 (shared with Luiz Adriano)
  • Most goals scored in UEFA Champions League knockout phase: 37 goals
  • Most UEFA Champions League goals scored in a calendar year: 15 goals in 2013
  • Only footballer to have won the European Golden Shoe in two different leagues: English Premier League (2007–08) and Spanish La Liga (2010–11, 2013–14)
  • Most goals scored in the UEFA European Championship, including qualifying: 23 goals, for Portugal
  • First footballer to ever score more than 10 goals in three consecutive UEFA Champions League seasons: 2011-12 to 2013-14
  • Only footballer to score for two different winning teams in the European Cup: Manchester United (2007–08) and Real Madrid (2013–14)
  • Most away goals scored in Champions League history: 38 goals
  • Most consecutive UEFA Champions League away games scored in: 12
  • Most wins in the UEFA Champions League Knockout phase: 28 wins
  • Most braces scored in the UEFA Champions League: 18
  • Most consecutive UEFA Champions League matches scored in: 8 matches in 2013–14
  • Most European Golden Shoe awards: 3 (shared with Lionel Messi)
  • Most UEFA Team of the Year appearances: 9 times
  • Most consecutive appearances in the UEFA Team of the Year: 8 (2007-2014)
  • Only player to be among the finalists for all the editions of the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award (2010-2014)

Spain

  • Most hat-tricks in La Liga history (shared with Lionel Messi): 24
  • Fastest La Liga player to score 150 league goals
  • Fastest La Liga player to score 200 league goals
  • Most consecutive Clásicos matches scored in: 6 matches
  • Best scoring start in a Spanish league season: 15 goals in eight rounds
  • Fastest footballer to score 20 league goals: 12 games (missed one game due to injury)
  • Only player to reach 30 goals in five consecutive La Liga seasons

Real Madrid

  • Fastest player to reach 50 league goals
  • Fastest player to reach 100 league goals
  • Fastest player to reach 200 official goals
  • Most goals scored in seven consecutive league matches: 15 goals
  • First player to score in eight consecutive matchdays

Source: Wikipidia

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