Ronaldo Beats Messi To Another UCL Record
Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo Beats FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi To Another UEFA Champions League Record
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo inspired Los Blancos to a 3-1 comeback against Paris Saint-Germain, and his two goals helped him beat Lionel Messi to another impressive record.
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The Portuguese netted the equalizer from the penalty spot just before halftime, after Adrien Rabiot had put PSG in front. He later made it 2-1 for Real before Marcelo scored the third goal for the home side to complete the comeback against the French giants.
Ronaldo’s first goal was his 100th UCL strike for Real, becoming the first player in history to net a century for a single club in the competition.
He reached this record quicker than Messi, who currently sits on 97 goals in the Champions League for FC Barcelona.
In addition, he also became the first player to score in the first seven games in a Champions League campaign and has now already netted 11 times in the 2017/18 season.
Overall, Ronaldo has now scored 116 goals in UCL history, extending his own record.
Do you think the tie is over after Real beat PSG 3-1 in the first leg or can the French side come back and knock the defending champions out? Have your say in the comments section below.