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Sunday, 17 September 2017

Top 5 UNEXPECTED new Records set by Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday Night

Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a double against APOEL in Champions League Group stage opener on Wednesday night at Santiago Bernabeu.

The Portuguese strikes created several records that need to be analyzed.

The five crazy records he created on Wednesday night are as follows;

5. Ronaldo has more goals (107) than 116 teams that have played in Champions League

The former Manchester United winger was on target on Wednesday in Champions League. 

The Portuguese netted his 106th and 107th goals for Real Madrid against APOEL. 

The goals ensured the Los Blancos take all three points.

The interesting fact is that CR7 has now netted more goals (107) in Europe Club competition than other 116 clubs that have participated in the Champions League. 

He is a special player who sets special records.

4. Ronaldo has scored the first goal for Madrid in Champions League in 6 seasons

Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored the first goal for Real Madrid in the last six seasons in the Champions League. 

This means that in the last six years, CR7 has netted the first goal to open European campaign for the Los Blancos.

This includes Manuel Pellegrini reign, Mourinho era, Carlo Ancelotti time, Rafa Benitez stint and current under Zidane.

3. Ronaldo has scored 12 goals in his last 16 shots on target

Cristiano Ronaldo brace against APOEL on Wednesday night took his tally to 12 goals in last 16 shots on target in all competitions. 

Real Madrid star is crucial to the success of the team. Last season he single-handedly delivered La Liga and Champions League crowns.

2. Ronaldo has most home goals (55) at home

Cristiano Ronaldo brace against APOEL on Wednesday pushed him to 55 goals at Santiago Bernabeu in UEFA Champions League. 

Real Madrid star has been serving a 5-match ban for shoving a referee. The team had drawn the last two matches.

The Portuguese has now overtaken Lionel Messi who has managed 54 goals at Camp Nou. He netted a double on Tuesday against Juventus.

 CR7 now leads with 54 strikes at home in Europe.

1. Ronaldo has most penalties scored (12) in Champions League

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo returned on Wednesday night to score a brace against APOEL Nicosia. The Los Blancos won the match 3-0 to start their title defense.

 The team needed the Portuguese back in the team. He is currently serving a five match ban in La Liga.

The new of the night is the new penalty record set by the 32-year-old. He netted his 12th spot kick in the history of the competition. 

He has now overtaken Lionel Messi who has netted 11 in Champions League. The fans certainly wanted him back on the pitch and he did not disappoint. 

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