Cristiano Ronaldo sparked Al Nassr’s comeback from 1-0 down within the Arab Membership Champions Cup with a bullet of a header within the 74th minute of the match. Al Nassr went on to attain three extra instances and ended up profitable 4-1 regardless of being 1-0 down for a lot of the sport.
Aside from sparking his facet’s comeback, that aim additionally helped Ronaldo go previous German nice Gerd Muller within the record of gamers with most variety of headed objectives. It was the 145th time that Ronaldo had scored along with his head, going previous Muller 144. Thought of one of many biggest goalscorers of all time, Muller final performed for Fort Lauderdale Strikers in 1981. He had led West Germany to the 1974 World Cup title and the 1972 Europeam Championship. Muller additionally gained three European Cups in his illustrious profession at Bayern Munich, aside from profitable 4 Bundesliga titles.
Third on the record is Spain and Actual Madrid nice Santillana and fourth is late Brazil legend Pele. Santillana had scored 125 headed objectives whereas Pele headed it in 124 instances. Ronaldo joined Al Nassr in January 2023 after severing ties with Premier League facet, Manchester United and has scored 15 objectives for the Saudi Professional League facet ever since. That is the fifth membership of his illustrious skilled profession. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner started his membership profession in 2002 with Sporting CP of Portugal. Since then, he has performed for Manchester United in two spells between 2006 and 2009 and 2021 and 2022, Actual Madrid from 2009 to 2018, Juventus from 2018 to 2021 and now Al Nassr.
In additional than 900 membership appearances since his debut in 2002, Ronaldo has scored over 700 objectives. He’s additionally the main worldwide aim scorer. The Portuguese ace has gained quite a few prestigious championships all through his profession, together with the UEFA Champions Leagues 5 instances – as soon as with Manchester United and 4 instances with Actual Madrid. Three of these titles with Madrid got here on the trot. Ronaldo has additionally gained the English Premier League thrice, the La Liga twice and the Italian Serie A twice.