Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has passed Brazil’s Pele to become the second-highest goalscorer ever with his double against Udinese.
Cristiano Ronaldo, 35, scored twice against Udinese to register his 757th and 758th goal of his illustrious career in the 4-1 win for his club to keep the pressure on the top four in Serie A.
The Portuguese double means he has now overtake Pele to become second-highest goalscorer of all-time for club and country
Pele registered 757 goals during 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 total of 759.
Ronaldo will now be looking for the opportunity to equal and then eclipse Bican when Juventus visit AC Milan on Wednesday night.
Meanwhile, Ronaldo’s closest rival in the all-time record for club and country remain Barcelona and Argentina captain Lionel Messi who has 742 goals.