Checkout 5 Guinness world records held by Cristiano Ronaldo

Checkout 5 Guinness world records held by Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo recently broke a record in Europe in Real Madrid's 2-1 victory against Valencia on Saturday, April 28.

The four-time Ballon d'Or winner became the highest goal scorer in Europe's top six leagues surpassing former record holder Jimmy Greaves.

The 31-year-old is known for his exploits in football and he also known for breaking numerous record in world football.

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Checkout the 5 Guinness World Records held by the Portuguese international.

1. Most followed athlete on Twitter.

According to Twitter, on September 15, 2015, Ronaldo had 37,831,159 followers to his account making him the most followed athlete on site.

He now boasts of a massive 51.8 million followers on the site.

5 Guinness world records held by Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrating a goal for Real Madrid.

2. Most goals in a UEFA Champions League season by an individual

In 2013/14 season, Ronaldo who is known for his goal-scoring attributes led Madrid to their 10th UEFA Champions League title.

The Portuguese netted a total of 17 goals in the Champions League, making him the highest goalscorer in a Champions League season.

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3. Most FIFA World Player of the Year awards

Ronaldo is joint top player with the most FIFA Word player of the year award. He has three FIFA World player of the year awards alongside his coach Zinedine Zidane who also has three.

Checkout 5 Guinness world records held by Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo receiving a golden boot award.

4. Most Liked Person On Facebook

According to Facebook, Ronaldo is the Most Liked Person On Facebook (Male). He now has over 120million likes on Facebook.

5. Most hat-tricks in a La Liga career (38)

As at November 2015, when the award was given to him, Ronaldo had a total of 25 hat-tricks making him hold the record of the most hattricks in La Liga.

He now has an unbelievable 32 hattrick in his La Liga career.

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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