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Ronaldo Equals Another UCL Record

Cristiano Ronaldo Equals Another UEFA Champions League Record

By David Kappel - Mar 07, 2018 08:02 AM @kappilinho

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 12th goal of the current UEFA Champions League campaign on Tuesday night, and in doing so equalled another competition record set by a former Manchester United striker.

Click through the gallery above to see images of Ronaldo's record game against PSG.

The Portuguese netted his side's opener in the second half, scoring in his eighth successive game in the UCL this season.

In doing so, Ronaldo equalled Ruud van Nistelrooy's record of scoring in nine successive Champions League games, set in 2003 during his time at United.

While the Dutchman scored 12 goals during his record run, Ronaldo has struck 14 goals in his past nine UCL games.

The Portugal captain's run stretches back to last year's Champions League final, when the 33-year-old scored twice against Juventus. He then added two braces against APOEL and Borussia Dortmund before netting one apiece in Real's two group stage games against Tottenham Hotspur. Ronaldo finished the group with another brace against APOEL and a solitary strike against BVB, while also netting a double in the first leg of Los Blancos' round of 16 tie against PSG.

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Overall, Ronaldo has now scored 117 goals in the competition, 19 goals more than second-placed Lionel Messi.

Do you think Ronaldo will be able to beat Van Nistelrooy's record in his next UCL game? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Prayer@k4l Joined: 05 Nov 2017
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Prayer@k4l Mar 07, 2018 06:00 PM
Cr7
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Schweinstriker_31 Mar 07, 2018 04:18 PM
Still messi is better than him
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lulikho Mar 07, 2018 03:48 PM
Uefa is Cristiano Ronaldo.
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Mumm_Rubi Mar 07, 2018 02:22 PM
His name is Christiano Ronaldo
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NtsetG Mar 07, 2018 02:07 PM
CR7 only takes Champions league serious, not La liga
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Chicharito07 Mar 07, 2018 01:40 PM
Um pretty sure that guy who sacrifised his future at Lisbon academy for CR7 is always smilling
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Sello Boitsile Mar 07, 2018 01:30 PM
I think many ppl r in icu bcos of hating Ronaldo. U hate him u suffer.
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Mcolisi Mr Nice Dlamini Mar 07, 2018 01:06 PM
king CR7 record breaker, next game he will do that
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Pirates_999 Mar 07, 2018 01:02 PM
Judging him won't cause any problems for him, but for your team and your health I suggest you leave him alone otherwise you will end up in ICU when he is angry and your team suffer whole season
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Kgwara Mar 07, 2018 12:50 PM
So no player is coming close to this level? Even pessi, is trying but hey wa palelwa
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Shine Tc Mar 07, 2018 11:49 AM
CR7 Simply the Best
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Flipping lyf Mar 07, 2018 11:43 AM
CRR7 CRISTIANO ''RECORD'' RONALDO
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Thagalekgwara Mar 07, 2018 11:05 AM
@GPT@89..U mentioned tap-ins & other goals but U 4got 2 mention penalties..
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GPT@89 Mar 07, 2018 10:34 AM
CR7 is simply the best...i mean this guy is just a Complete player ey.....He scores with Left & Right foot and the head...all types of goal,long range, tap ins, free kicks..he is just good ..
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StarSky Mar 07, 2018 10:31 AM
Surpass and reach 20goal mark. CR7"20 Champions leagues goals in one season"
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ndleleni_89 Mar 07, 2018 10:26 AM
#CR7 he can few games without scoring but once he scored records a broken.
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FIDOSH MASILELA Mar 07, 2018 10:12 AM
UEFA top scorer for five season is much better than the pichichi that messi is always favorite to win scoring against all this week smallest clubs such a shem
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Nick#10 Mar 07, 2018 09:55 AM
Mini records
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Faysal Mar 07, 2018 09:51 AM
Give us real news please
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alizebucs1986 Mar 07, 2018 09:41 AM
Eintlek are there stil Records Left to break in Football because it Seems like every Footballer wil need to start Thinking about Breaking CR7's Records as it seems like he currently holds every record there is in Football

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