StoryTHE TOP 10 SCORERS IN EACH OF EUROPE'S TOP 5 LEAGUES SINCE 1999/00

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski are undoubtedly the three greatest goal scorers of the 21st century. The superstar trio have rippled the back of the net for fun throughout their careers and are the only players with 300+ goals in one of Europe’s top five leagues since the turn of the millennium. Messi’s haul of 474 in La Liga with Barcelona is obscene, while Ronaldo’s 311 league goals with Real Madrid came in just 292 appearances – which is frankly ridiculous.

StoryUCL: BENZEMA CLOSING IN ON RONALDO

French international Karim Benzema is closing in on Cristiano Ronaldo on the list of the all-time highest goalscorers in the UEFA Champions League (UCL) after his treble for Real Madrid at Chelsea in the first leg of their quarterfinal tie in the competition this season.


Cristiano Ronaldo is the leading goalscorer in the Champions League with 140 goals in 183 appearances. The Manchester United talisman has 15 more goals than the nearest challenger, Lionel Messi. The Paris Saint Germain (PSG) superstar has 125 goals in 156 games. Karim Benzema has moved within 58 goals of Cristiano Ronaldo after his hat-trick performance against Premier League giants Chelsea. His treble took the Frenchman to 82 goals in 138 appearances.

StoryRONALDO FAILS TO SCORE AGAINST ATLETICO

Cristiano Ronaldo failed to score against Spanish champions Atletico Madrid and it proved costly for Manchester United as they crashed out of the Champions League this season at the round of 16 stage. Ronaldo has a good record against Atletico Madrid dating back to his time at Real Madrid over a decade ago, but he was unable to use it to his advantage over the two legs of the last 16 tie.


In the first leg between hosts Atletico Madrid and Manchester United at the new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, Cristiano Ronaldo was largely anonymous as the two teams played out a 1-1 draw. Fellow Portuguese international Joao Felix gave Atletico Madrid the lead in the first half before winger Anthony Elanga secured the draw for Manchester United with his goal in the final ten minutes of the game.

StoryDE LIGT ADDRESSES FUTURE AND RONALDO'S JUVE EXIT

There have been a lot of stories and rumors about the exit of Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus to Manchester United last summer. While a lot of people believe that the Portugal international divided the Juventus dressing room and some of the Old Lady players have revealed what they think about the rumors since then. The latest person to be talking about Ronaldo's time at Juventus is their central defender Matthijs de Ligt. The Juventus defender has been linked with Man United in the past and is a former prodigy of Ajax boss Erik ten Hag.

StoryRONALDO HOPING TO MAINTAIN UCL RECORD

Since his return to Manchester United at the start of the season, Cristiano Ronaldo has had a very good record in the UEFA Champions League (UCL) netting in all his five games in the competition.

Cristiano Ronaldo made a sensational return to Manchester United after he told Juventus of his decision to leave after three years in Turin and with a year remaining on his contract. The Red Devils paid a knockdown fee to sign the five-time Ballon d'Or winner at the age of 36.

StoryUNITED FALTER IN TOP-FOUR BID

Manchester United have a lot of work to do to finish in the top four places as far as this season’s Premier League is concerned after their latest game in the competition ended in a disappointing 2-2 draw at Aston Villa. Manchester United were on their way to a comfortable win until hosts Villa scored twice in the last fourteen (14) minutes to secure a well deserved point.

StoryRONALDO BOOSTS GOLDEN BOOT AGAINST BURNLEY

Manchester United talisman Cristiano Ronaldo has been playing catch up with Liverpool star Mohamed Salah in the race for the Golden Boot in the Premier League since the start of the season, but he was able to close the gap on the Egyptian talent when his team took on Burnley at home on Thursday night.

StoryRONALDO REACHES MILESTONE AGAINST ARSENAL

Manchester United talisman Cristiano Ronaldo reached the milestone of 800 goals after he scored twice to lead the Red Devils to a 3-2 win over Arsenal in their latest Premier Leaguematchup. Ronaldo scored twice in the second half as Manchester United secured a comeback win over the Gunners.

StoryRONALDO WILL SCORE GOALS AT 75

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has jokingly stated that Cristiano Ronaldo will score goals throughout his life and even at the age of 75 in his pre-match press conference as he prepares to face the Portugal international in the Manchester Derby this weekend. Cristiano Ronaldo will be the centre of attraction when Manchester United play hosts to Manchester City in the derby on Saturday lunchtime.

StoryRONALDO EXTENDS CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LEAD

Manchester United talisman Cristiano Ronaldo extended his Champions League lead over rival Lionel Messi after he found the back of the net with the game's winning goal in the 3-2 home victory over Italian Serie A outfit Atalantain Group F.

Manchester United came from behind to beat their Italian opponents at the Theatre of Dreams and Cristiano Ronaldo was the man responsible for the winner nine minutes from time. He produced a firm header off the cross from Luke Shaw to win the game for the Red Devils thereby maintaining his run of finding the back of the net in each Champions League game this season.

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