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Cristiano Ronaldo, with his three goals against Tottenham Hotspur this Saturday, March 12, became the top scorer in all history, with 806 goalssurpassing the 805 scored by Josef Bican.
The Portuguese opened his scoring account with a 30-metre strike into Hugo Lloris’s top corner and then converted a great pass from Jadon Sancho to put United 2-1 ahead.
With the first goal, Cristiano matched Bican and with the second he surpassed him… Already with the third, pure history was made, according to FIFA figures.
CR7 has scored 5 goals throughout his career with Sporting de Portugal, 135 with Manchester United, 450 with Real Madrid, 101 with Juventus Turin and 115 with the Portuguese national team.
Bican, born in Austria, played between 1931 and 1955 and scored most of his goals for Slavia Prague, a team with which he scored 427 goals in 221 games.
With his goals against Tottenham, Cristiano is also placed as the United’s fourth highest Premier League goalscorertied on 95 goals with Ruud Van Nistelrooy and behind only Paul Scholes (107), Ryan Giggs (109) and Wayne Rooney (183).
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