Cristiano Ronaldo Overtakes Pele to Become Second-Highest Goalscorer of All Time

Cristiano Ronaldo Overtakes Pele to Become Second-Highest Goalscorer of All Time

Juventus took on Udinese in Serie A on Sunday and ran out 4-1 winners with Ronaldo grabbing a brace.

Cristiano Ronaldo has passed Brazil's Pele to become the second-highest goalscorer ever with his double against Udinese.

The quantity of posts on Instagram, as well as his career in football, has certainly helped him ascertain the astronomic number of followers on the social media website.

Despite this, Ronaldo has managed to overtake the three-time World Cup victor by scoring his 14th goal of the season as he leads the race for Serie A top scorer.

In stoppage time, Paulo Dybala scored one more goal and the game ended with a 4-1 score.

He is now only behind Josef Bican's remarkable 805 goals, set from 1931 to his retirement in 1957 in Austria and the Czech Republic. In doing so, he overtook Pele's incredible goal scoring record of 757 strikes.

More than half of Ronaldo's total goals (450) came during his nine-year spell at Real Madrid.

For Portugal, Ronaldo has scored 102 times in 170 games.

Pele updated his bio and under "3x World Cup Champion", he added 'Leading Goal Scorer of All Time (1,283).' The records from the 80-year-old's playing days aren't as complete as they are today and there is particular uncertainty about his stats in South America. Notably, the talismanic striker went past Brazilian legend Pele's record tally of most career goals.

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