Cristiano Ronaldo received a special gift in the lobby of Juventus. Torino, for Serie A. The Portuguese striker received a Turin team jersey with the number 750 printed on the back. The reason for the number? The number of goals the “9” has achieved in his entire football career.
The president of the “Vecchia Signora”, Andrea Agnelli, jumped onto the pitch a few minutes before the start of the Turin derby to hand the jacket over to the Portuguese. The club owner and the first-team star posed in front of photojournalists to capture the moment.
Cristiano Ronaldo reached this impressive figure in the middle of the week in the Champions League. The striker pushed the ball into Dinamo Kyiv’s goal to place it second in a 3-0 final victory in the fifth round of the group round at the European club competition.
According to data from the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF), the attacker of the “Bianco Nero” is in fourth place in the historical ranking. The Portuguese star is below Brazilians Pelé (767), Romario (772), and Austro-Czech Josef Bican (805). The three mentioned are bankrupt. Further back, in the seventh position, is Lionel Messi with 712.
Later, “CR7” shared a post on social media for this achievement. “750 goals, 750 happy moments, 750 smiles on the faces of our fans. Thanks to all the players and coaches who helped me reach this incredible number, thanks to all my loyal opponents who made me work harder and harder every day, ”he wrote.