Ronaldo Breaks Xavi's UCL Record
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo Breaks Xavi Hernandez’s UEFA Champions League Record
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been in sensational form in Europe this season, and has broken yet another UEFA Champions League record, one that was held by FC Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez!
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The Portuguese helped Real qualify for their third consecutive UCL final, after the Spanish giants beat Bayern Munich 4-3 on aggregate in the semi-finals.
On Tuesday night, Ronaldo made his 152nd appearance in Europe’s biggest club competition, surpassing the previous record set by Xavi.
The 33-year-old has now played more UCL games than any other outfield player in the history of the tournament, and he also holds the goal record for the competition.
Ronaldo has found the net 120 times in the Champions League, with Barca’s Lionel Messi closest to him on 100 strikes.
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