Changed 18 Apr 2020, 17:52 IST
Cristiano Ronaldo stands as the richest Champions League goaltender of all time.
The Portugal superstar has brought his gift against Manchester United, Real Madrid and now Juventus against the continent.
A five-time winner of Europe’s top competition, Ronaldo scored his 100th Champions League goal against Bayern Munich on April 18 three years ago – part of a thrilling hat-trick that wrapped up an extra-time victory in the quarterfinals.
Here, with some help from Opter, we will troll his incredible record in numbers.
18/04 – On this day of 2017, Cristiano Ronaldo scored the perfect hat-trick against FC Bayern Munchen, becoming the first player to reach the top of the 100 European Cup / Champions League goals in the history of the competition. Clinically. pic.twitter.com/vWOzriCfj2
– Optazo (@optajo) April 18, 2020
128 – Ronaldo’s overall Champions League, accumulated during 169 games. Lionel Messi is at the top of the list, and Real Madrid’s magnificent Raul 71১ is relatively third.
15 – His first 15 goals came to United in the competition, including a great title against Chelsea in the final 20
105 – There were only 101 attendees in Ronaldo’s plenty coming to Madrid.
86 – Returning his every minute goal in Madrid to the bottom of the 90s
8 – Since joining Juventus at the start of last season, Ronaldo has scored eight goals in 16 Champions League outings.
8 – There is no player more than Ronaldo’s eight Champions League hat-trick, a feat similar to Messi’s.
33 – The number of different Champions League opponents against Ronaldo. Messi pips him here with 34.
17 – Madrid’s winner scored the most goals by a player in the Champions League campaign with his 17 goals in the 2013-14 campaign. Ronaldo is proud to have three longest single season returns, including 16 in 2015-16 and 15 in 2017-18.
10 – Probably inspired to sign Juve Ronaldo as a means to stop scoring against them! The 10 goals he scored against the Turin Giants are the highest for any player against any single Champions League opponent. He has nine people at the expense of Bayern and Ajax.