El Clasico turned out to be more entertaining for the first time without Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Barcelona destroyed Real Madrid 5-1 at Camp Nou on Sunday thanks to a hat-trick from Luis Suarez. The Los Blancos looked lost and disorganized. Sergio Ramos is always a dependable leader but he was all over the place at the back. The result was not only terrible for new boss Julen Lopetegui but also embarrassing for the fans. The Capital club misses CR7 but Juventus will hear none of that. He actually scored twice last weekend to help the Old Lady win 2-1. Today, we want to look at 7 records set by Ronaldo in 2018 Alone.
7. Top scorer in most UCL seasons- 7 Seasons
Five times UEFA Champions League winner Cristiano Ronaldo did not score in the final but still finished top scorer in 2017/18 European season with 15 goals in 13 matches. This was the 7th time he has finished as the best scorer in Europe. Juventus fans will hope he can do that in their colors this season.
6. Goals in Consecutive games- 11 Matches
✅ Top all-time scorer with 120 goals
✅ The first player to score in 11 consecutive matches
✅ The first player to score 10 goals against a single opponent
The Champions League is the Ronaldo League. pic.twitter.com/Hf3dNUZ1gR
— Über Sports Fact (@UberSportsFact) April 11, 2018
Bayern Munich somehow managed to stop Cristiano Ronaldo from scoring in his 12th match in UEFA Champions League. The Portuguese had netted in every match since 2016/17 final against his current team Juventus at Cardiff. CR7 still came out with a record of scoring in 11 consecutive matches; the previous record was 10 games.
5. International Goals Record- 85 Goals
85 – Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored more international goals than any other European player in the history of football (85 goals for Portugal). Historic. #POR #MAR #PORMAR #Ronaldo #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/I3wsEJTGlQ
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) June 20, 2018
Cristiano Ronaldo is the best European International goalscorer of all-time with 85 goals in 154 matches for his national team. In the World, only Iran legend Ali Daei who netted 109 times for his country is ahead of him.
4. Most UCL Goals – 121
Cristiano Ronaldo netted 15 goals in 13 matches in 2017/18 season to take his tally to 121. The closest challenger is Barcelona star Lionel Messi with 105 goals, former Los Blancos winger Raúl González is third with 71 and Karim Benzema is fourth with 57 strikes.