Cristiano Ronaldo He was the author of a double that culminated in Manchester United’s comeback against Arsenal (3-2) at Old Trafford. With his two goals, the Portuguese surpassed the figure of 800 goals throughout his professional career. The one from Madeira adds another record to his prolific career.
The Manchester United managed to secure the three points in the visit of Arsenal thanks to both Bruno Fernandes and the two goals of Cristiano Ronaldo, which culminated the comeback against the gunners. With the double, the Portuguese striker reached the 801 goals as a professional footballer. At club level, he has 685 goals: he scored five with the Sporting from Portugal, 118 in its first stage with the Manchester United, 450 with the Real Madrid, 101 with the Juventus, and has 11 in his second stage as a player of the ‘red devils’.
The others have been marked as international, with 115 goals to date, which allows him to also be the top scorer in national team football. Cristiano Ronaldo He is a record collector and a living football legend. Months after turning 37, nothing seems to stop the Portuguese willing to continue enlarging his figure.
There are many records that Cristiano Ronaldo holds as being the player with the most matches in UEFA club competition, the highest all-time scorer in the Champions League; the player who has scored the most goals in the same season in the top European club competition (17); the one who has won the most Champions League finals (5); the only one to have scored in three Champions League finals, among others.
Comeback to break the dynamics of the red devils
After two defeats and a draw in the Premier League, Manchester United – which from this Friday will start a new stage with Ralf Rangnick on the bench – managed to find victory again in a match that started behind on the scoreboard against Arsenal .
The gunners They went ahead with a somewhat not without controversy. In a corner, De Gea received a stomp from Fred on the ankle, with the goalkeeper on the ground, the ball was rejected and Smith Rowe took the opportunity to sneak the ball into the goal. The goal went up to the scoreboard after the VAR decision. Shortly before the break, Bruno Fernandes signed the tie. In the resumption, Cristiano Ronaldo scored a pass from Rashford, his 800th goal, but the superiority did not last long as Ödegaard was in charge shortly after returning the tables to the scoreboard.
In the 70th minute, from a penalty, Cristiano Ronaldo was again decisive from 11 meters and scored the final goal that left the three points at home. A victory that leaves them as seventh in the table, with 21 points, three from fourth place in the Premier and therefore with options to fight to be in Europe next season.