Ronaldo, this is unheard of!


By: Manu Tournoux

Cristiano Ronaldo wrote even more football history by once again reaching the 50-goal mark in a calendar year.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 50th goal of the 2023 calendar year, during Al-Nassr’s victory against Al-Shabab (5-2), Monday in the King of Champions Cup.

At 38 years old, CR7 continues to make football history. He is now the only player to have reached the 50 goal mark in a calendar year eight times (from 2011 to 2017 and 2023), an absolute record.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has scored 40 goals for the Riyadh club since his arrival in January 2023, including 30 goals in the Saudi Pro League, 6 goals in the Arab Champion Clubs’ Cup, 3 goals in the Champions League. AFC and an achievement in the King of Champions Cup. But also 10 goals with Portugal in the qualifiers for Euro 2024. He still has three games to play before the end of the year to improve this total.

The former Madrilenian reacted to his performance on Instagram : “Big victory, and I’m delighted to announce my 50th goal in 2023, all thanks to the unwavering support of my teammates, fans and family! There’s still room for a few more this year. »

Ronaldo is still one of the best players in the world, and it’s clear he has no plans to slow down.

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