On his 39th birthday, Cristiano Ronaldo, the renowned footballer from Real Madrid and Manchester United, is being celebrated for his incredible achievements.
Ronaldo, known for his ability to rewrite records and dominate the goal-scoring charts, has left an indelible mark on the world of competitive football. Throughout his illustrious career, he has excelled in top-tier leagues such as the English Premier League, LaLiga, and Serie A, representing Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Juventus respectively.
Ronaldo’s journey began when he joined Manchester United in 2003, after starting his career at Sporting. Nicknamed CR7, he made his UEFA Euro debut against Greece in 2004 and has since become the leading goal-scorer in the tournament, surpassing Michel Platini’s record.
In fact, Ronaldo has scored a remarkable 14 goals at the UEFA Euro, the highest by any player. He also holds the record for the most combined goals in UEFA Euro and FIFA World Cup finals in men’s football.
Let’s now delve into five major records held by this iconic player from Real Madrid and Manchester United as we celebrate his 39th birthday.