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Cristiano Ronaldo reaches 700 club goals

The Portugal international, Cristiano Ronaldo has made history after scoring the 700th club goal of his illustrious career.

The Portuguese superstar achieved the milestone during Manchester United’s 2 – 1 win against Everton on Sunday evening. 

The former Real Madrid forward slotted home following Casimira’s through ball for a 2-1 half-time lead.

In doing so, the 37-year-old captain of the Portuguese national team became the first player ever in footballing history to score 700 club career goals.

Ronaldo has played for four clubs during his career, the likes of Sporting Lisbon, Manchester United (twice), Real Madrid and Juventus.

He scored five goals in 31 appearances for Sportin of Portugalg, 450 in 438 matches for Real of Spain and 101 in 134 games for Italian giant,s Juventus.

In his first spell at United, he netted 118 times in 298 fixtures, and in his current second stint has 26 in 48 games.

On the international stage, Ronaldo has scored a world record 117 goals in 191 games since making his debut for his home-country in 2003.

The iconic No. 7 broke the record when he scored twice for Portugal in a 2-1 win against the Republic of Ireland in their World Cup qualifier on September 1, 2021.

Writing by Fany Olumoye; Editing by Omotola Oguneye and Tony Okerafor