Cristiano Ronaldo becomes all-time highest goal scorer in Europe’s top six Leagues

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes all-time highest goal scorer in Europe’s top six Leagues

- Cristiano Ronaldo is now the all-time highest goal scorer in Europe's top six leagues

- He broke the record after scoring the first goal in Madrid's 2-1 win against Valencia

- He has now surpassed the former record holder Jimmy Greaves who had 366 goals

Cristiano Ronaldo has just broken an amazing record in Europe in Madrid's 2-1 victory against Valencia.

The Portuguese netted his 367th league goal making him the all-time highest goal scorer in Europe’s top six leagues.

READ ALSO: Ronaldo scores as Real Madrid beat Valencia to go top of the La Liga table

The former record holder was Tottenham legend Jimmy Greaves who had 366 league goals in 566 appearances. He also played for Chelsea, AC Milan and West Ham United.

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes all-time highest goal scorer in Europe’s top six leagues

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrating a goal for Madrid.

NAIJ.com reports that the 31-year-old scored the first goal for Madrid in the 27th minute and later missed a penalty in that game.

READ ALSO: Ronaldo IN, Zlatan OUT as Jose Mourinho's all time best XI is released (full list)

He started his career in Sporting Lisbon and moved to Manchester United in 2003 where he gained reputation and won his first Ballon d'Or award.

He later moved to Real Madrid in 2009 where he has won three Ballon d'Or awards and two UCL titles.

Also on the local scene, watch the Super Eagles as they prepare for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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