Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best players the world has ever seen. Here are a few records to his name.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo became the most expensive player in historywhen he moved from Manchester United to Real Madrid for 80 million pounds. He held the title till 2013 when Real Madrid broke that record to buy Gareth Bale.
2. He was the first player in England to win all the major PFA and FWA awards.
3. He is the only footballer to win the European Golden Shoe in two different leagues: English Premier League and Spanish La Liga.
4. He was first ever FIFA World Player of the Year from the Premier when he won it in 2008.
5. He is the Portugal all-time top scorer with 49 goals.
6. He has played the most number of matches in the UEFA European Championship matches
7. He is the all-time top scorer for Portugal in UEFA European Championship championships with 6 goals (shared with Nuno Gomes).
8. He is the youngest Portugal player to reach 100 caps at the age of 27 years and 8 months.
9. He has now played more FIFA World cup matches than any other Portuguese player (11 matches).
10. In the 2011-12 season, he broke his own record for the most goals scored in a season in all competitions with 60 goals.
11. He holds the record for most goals scored in a single La Liga season: 46 goals, as well as the most goals scored in a single UEFA Champions League season: 14 goals.
12. He also holds the record for the most hat-tricks in a single season with 7 hat-tricksin the 2011-12 season.
13. He is the first footballer to score against every team in a single season in La Liga
14. He is the fastest La Liga player to score 150 league goals.
15. He is also the first player to score 30 or more league goals in four consecutive seasons
16. In 2014, he became the first ever player in history to score more than 10 goals for 3 consecutive Champions League campaigns.
17. In 2014, he broke Lionel Messi’s record for the most goals in a champions league season.