Cristiano Ronaldo edges Lionel Messi to top Champions League top-scorer award

Cristiano Ronaldo edges Lionel Messi to top Champions League top-scorer award

- Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace to help Real Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 in the Champions League final

- The Portuguese international has now beaten rival Lionel Messi to the Champions League top scorer award

- NAIJ.com understands that Ronaldo has either won or shared the prestigious award six times

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace to help his side beat Juventus 4-1 in the Champions League final in Cardiff, Wales on June 3, 2017.

The Portuguese international has now beaten rival Lionel Messi to the Champions league top scorer award after netting twice against the Old Lady.

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The 32-year-old finished the competition with 12 goals, one clear of the Argentine who has 11 goals after Barcelona crashed out of the tournament in the quarter-final against Juventus.

Cristiano Ronaldo edges Lionel Messi to top Champions League award

Cristiano Ronaldo.

NAIJ.com earlier reported that the former Manchester United man also smashed another amazing record in the Champions League after his brace.

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Ronaldo has either won or shared the Champions League top-scorer award six times. Messi is closely behind him with five awards.

NAIJ.com reported that the Real Madrid poacher missed out on 2017 European Golden Shoe award to arch-rival Messi.

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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