Cristiano Ronaldo passes Pele to become the second-highest all-time club and nation goal scorer.


Cristiano Ronaldo passed Brazil’s Pele to become the second-highest goal scorer ever with his double against Udinese.

The Juventus and Portuguese striker, 35, scored twice, his 757th and 758th goals of his illustrious career in a 4-1 victory to keep his club under threat from the top four in Serie A.


Cristiano Ronaldo passes Pele to become second-highest goalscorer of all-time for club and country


Pele scored 757 goals in his career for Santos, New York Cosmos, and Brazil between 1956 and 1977, but now sits third in the all-time list with Ronaldo now one goal behind Josef Bican’s record of 759.

Ronaldo is now waiting for a chance to equalise and then overshadow Bican as Juventus visits AC Milan on Wednesday night.

Meanwhile, Barcelona and Argentina’s captain Lionel Messi are behind Ronaldo in the all-time club and country list with 742 goals.

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