Cristiano Ronaldo equals Jimmy Greaves record as all-time goal scorer in the top 5 European leagues

Cristiano Ronaldo equals Jimmy Greaves record as all-time goal scorer in the top 5 European leagues

- Cristiano is now one of the highest goal scorers in Europe's top five leagues

- The Portuguese equalled Jimmy Greaves record as Real Madrid defeated Sevilla 4 - 1

- Lionel Messi is the only active player alongside Ronaldo in the top ten list

Cristiano Ronaldo is level with Jimmy Greaves as the all-time top scorer in Europe's five biggest leagues with 366 strikes in the league for Sporting Lisbon, Manchester United and Real Madrid.

The attacker scored twice as Real Madrid defeated Sevilla 4 - 1 with his first goal putting him first goal, his 400th strike for Real Madrid, tying him with Gerd Muller for second.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Jimmy Greaves now record as all-time top European scorer

Cristiano Ronaldo

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His second pushed him past the German and Bayern Munich legend and level with Greaves.

Ronaldo's next goal be his 367 and one more than Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur legend Greaves managed over 14 years playing in England and Italy.

Ronaldo scored 84 Premier League goals for Manchester United before signing with Real Madrid and adding 282 league goals.

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Lionel Messi is the highest-ranked active player behind Ronaldo with the Barcelona legend finding the back of the net 346 times since his 2004 debut.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Jimmy Greaves now record as all-time top European scorer

Messi is not far behind Ronaldo

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the next active player on the list, with his 268 goals putting him at 11th. His goals in England, Spain, Italy and France make him the only player in the top 20 to score in three or more leagues.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Jimmy Greaves now record as all-time top European scorer

Ibrahimovic is 11th on the all time list

Ronaldo will look to break Greaves record on Wednesday,, May 17, when Madrid travel to face Celta Vigo in Liga action.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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