🐐 Ronaldo in the Champions League
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🐐 Ronaldo in the Champions League

There is a reason why they call him Mr. Champions League.

Cristiano Ronaldo broke yet another Champions League record on Wednesday night as Man United beat Villarreal 2-1. 

The Portuguese set another record for most appearances in the tournament’s history (178), moving one ahead of Iker Casillas, whom they were tied at 177.

Five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League:

  • ⚽ Most goals in history (136)
  • 👕 Most appearances (178)
  • 😯 Most goals in a season (17)
  • 🤩 Most goals in knockout stages (67)
  • 🔥 Only player to score in 11 straight games
  • 😯 Only player to score in all six games in a UEFA Champions League group
  • 🤩 Only player to score in 11 straight UEFA Champions League games
  • 🏆 Only player to score in 3 finals

Most goals list

  • Cristiano Ronaldo - 136
  • Lionel Messi - 120
  • Robert Lewandowski - 75

Most assist list

  • Cristiano Ronaldo - 42
  • Lionel Messi - 36
  • Angel di Maria - 34

Speaking after the match at Old Trafford, an elated Ronaldo had this to say:

 “Unbelievable! Another chapter, another beautiful chapter, so I’m so happy to score the winning goal and the way I did it.

“The most appearances in history and to score a goal. A great night. I have to mention the attitude of the team which is the most important [thing] here." 

No doubt, one of the greatest players in the competition. 

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