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A breakdown of the stats behind Cristiano Ronaldo’s 801 career goals

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It’s official: Cristiano Ronaldo’s two goals for Manchester United against Arsenal have taken him over the 800-goal mark in his illustrious career.

Ronaldo has overtaken the likes of Pele and Romario as the top-scorer in official matches – for the record, Lionel Messi is currently on 756 career goals – and one can only imagine the amount of satisfaction the 36-year-old will take from achieving his latest milestone.

We’ve collected a selection of stats to celebrate Ronaldo’s incredible achievement.

Overall

Games: 1095 Goals: 801 Goals per game: 0.73 Hat-tricks: 58 Four in a game: 8 Five in a game: 2 Penalties (missed): 141 (28) Assists: 282

Season by season breakdown

2002-03: 5 goals in 31 appearances

2003-04: 8 goals in 53 appearances

2004-05: 16 goals in 60 appearances

2005-06: 15 goals in 62 appearances

2006-07: 28 goals in 61 appearances

2007-08: 46 goals in 61 appearances

2008-09: 27 goals in 60 appearances

2009-10: 34 goals in 46 appearances

2010-11: 56 goals in 59 appearances

2011-12: 69 goals in 69 appearances

2012-13: 59 goals in 64 appearances

2013-14: 62 goals in 57 appearances

2014-15: 66 goals in 60 appearances

2015-16: 57 goals in 61 appearances

2016-17: 56 goals in 56 appearances

2017-18: 54 goals in 55 appearances

2018-19: 31 goals in 47 appearances

2019-20: 48 goals in 52 appearances

2021-22: 18 goals in 21 appearances

Competitions

League: 485 goals

Sporting Lisbon: 5 (31 games) Manchester United: 130 (308 games) Real Madrid: 450 (438 games) Juventus: 101 (134 games)

Champions League: 141 goals

Manchester United: 22 (60 games) Real Madrid: 105 (101 games) Juventus: 14 (23 games)

Domestic Cups: 45 goals

Taca de Portugal: 2 (3 games) FA Cup: 13 (26 games) League Cup: 4 (12 games) Copa del Rey: 22 (30 games) Coppa Italia: 4 (10 games)

Other club competitions: 15 goals

World Club Cup: 7 goals UEFA Super Cup: 2 goals Domestic ‘Super Cups’: 6 goals

International: 115 goals

World Cup finals: 7 World Cup qualifying: 36 European Championship: 14 European Championship qualifying: 31 Confederations Cup: 2 Nations League: 5 Friendlies: 20

Century goal milestones

  • 1st goal Sporting Lisbon v Moreirense (October 7, 2002) 5th match
  • 100th goal v Tottenham (January 27, 2008) 301st match
  • 200th goal v Valencia (December 4, 2010) 458th match
  • 300th goal v Granada (May 5, 2012) 554th match
  • 400th goal v Celta (January 6, 2014) 653rd match
  • 500th goal v Malmo (September 30, 2015) 753th match
  • 600th goal v Juventus (June 3, 2017) 855th match
  • 700th goal v Ukraine (October 14, 2019) 974th match
  • 800th goal v Arsenal (December 3, 2021) 1095th match

Top 10 club opponents scored against – No. of goals

Twenty-seven goals: Sevilla Twenty-five goals: Atletico Madrid Twenty-three goals: Getafe Twenty goals: Barcelona Seventeen goals: Athletic Bilbao, Malaga Fifteen goals: Espanyol, Real Sociedad, Valencia, Villarreal

How Ronaldo has scored

Left foot: 146 (18.27%) Right foot: 514 (64.08%) Head: 139 (17.40%) Other (Arm, midriff): 2 (0.26%)

Open play: 603 (75.34%) Free kicks: 56 (7.01%) Penalties: 142 (17.65%)

Home: 435 (54.19%) Away: 334 (40.55%) Neutral: 42 (5.26%)

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