The five time Ballon d’or winner Cristiano Ronaldo who scored all the three goals for Juventus against Cagliari yesterday has reached his 770th goal in his professional career as a footballer which made him surpass Pele of Brazil’s record of 767 goals.
Amazingly, the three goals were scored by a Header in the 10th , Right foot in the 25th and left foot in the 32nd minutes respectively. What an amazing skill….
Cristiano Ronaldo twitted below:
Cristiano Ronaldo pays a tribute to Pelé’s incredible career as he overtakes his record of most official goals. pic.twitter.com/hv5dhsW139
— TC. (@totalcristiano) March 14, 2021
#CristianoRonaldo #Cristiano #CR7 #Pele congratulates hat-trick hero @Cristiano for breaking his recor#Ronaldo hit a hat-trick for Juventus in a 3-1 #SerieA win over Cagliari to bring his total to 770 goals.
— The Times Of India (@timesofindia) March 15, 2021
Pele who took to his Instagram page congratulated Ronaldo and added that “Life is a solo flight. Each makes his own journey. And what a beautiful journey you are having. I admire you a lot, I love watching you play and this is no secret to anyone,” Pele wrote on Instagram according to SuperSport.
“Congratulations on breaking my record of goals in official matches. My only regret is not being able to give you a hug today.”
As a bounce back from the exit of the Champions League in the past week, the Portuguese International scored an hat-trick at the 33rd minutes which is the fastest scored in the history of Serie-A to prove doubters wrong of his worth.
His hat-trick made Juventus secure another three points with three straight wins with 55 points which now makes Juve to still be among the league contenders with one and ten points differences from AC Milan and Inter respectively.
The three goals makes it 57th hat-trick scored by the formal Real Madrid star player with rumour following his return to the great club. He is also referred to as the hat-trick hero.