Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the 5th top goalscorer in history

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    Juve’s forward overtook Gerd muller to achieve such feat. With 736 goals in his 1028 games played, Christiano Ronaldo is set to beat Puskas and Pele’s record

    Ronaldo has overtaken German legend Gerd Muller on the top goalscorers in the football history list with the Portugese taking the fifth position after his goal scoring run in Juventus

    His brillance was brought into dicussion after singlehandedly inspiring juventus to a nrrow 2-1 win over Parma

    Ronaldo scored in both half’s of the game to secure a four point gap with league challengers Inter Milan

    This means that the former Man United talisman has now reached another significant landmark of his glistering trophy-laden career.

    Even At 34, Ronaldo with a goal per game ratio of 0.72 has now scored staggering 736 goals in 1028 games at the top level. Hungarian icon Ferenc Puskas has 747 goals behind Selecao legend Pele who has 767.

    It seems Ronaldo may overtake both legends should his goal-scoring form continue this season. Romario is the second highest goalscorer in history with 772, while Czech-Austrian legend Josef Bican is the most prolific goal-scorer with 805 goals.

    Cristiano Ronaldo is 5th top scorer in history Credit: Sportbible Source: Depositphotos

    Here are top goalscorers in history according to Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF)

    1. Josef Bica: 805 goals

    2. Romario: 772 goals

    3. Pele: 767 goals

    4. Ferenc Puskas: 747 goals

    5: Cristiano Ronaldo: 736 goals

    6. Gerd Muller: 735 goals

    7. Lionel Messi: 717 goals

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