Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the top goal-scorer in the history of football

Thursday, 21 January 2021 - 6:35

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the top goal-scorer in the history of football, netting the 760th of his career Wednesday in an Italian Super Cup final between his Juventus side and Napoli.

Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed Josef Bican for the most goals scored for club and country in football history.

The 35-year-old five-time Ballon d'Or winner recently moved past Brazil legend Pele (757) who now moves down to third on the all-time list while Romario is fourth (743) and Ronaldo's Barcelona rival Lionel Messi makes up the top five with (719).

Cristiano Ronaldo's 760 official goals, include 450 that came during his nine-year spell at Real Madrid, while he netted 118 for Manchester United, 102 for his country Portugal, 85 for current club Juventus and five at Sporting Lisbon.

His most prolific scoring year came in 2013 when he found the net 69 times, but he also recorded 34 in 2007, 35 in 2008, 30 in 2009, 48 in 2010, 60 in 2011, 63 in 2012, 61 in 2014, 57 in 2015, 55 in 2016 and 53 in 2017.