Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 800th career goal in all competitions, netting against Arsenal to give the home side a 2-1 lead before turning it into an 801-goal. in a 3-2 win in the Premier League.
The 36-year-old forward is recognized as the all-time leading men’s goalscorer, and he continues to hit new heights with his return to the Red Devils this season.
Ronaldo has been in the habit of scoring in key moments, scoring at least once in each of his five Champions League appearances, including two late winners and scoring six times in the Premier League.
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Ronaldo scored the winning goal against Arsenal in the 52nd minute, following a precise cross from Marcus Rashford to score his 800th career goal for club and country.
Then, with 20 minutes left, Ronaldo stepped up to take the penalty kick to give Manchester United a 3-2 lead. Victory in round 14 helps the Red Devils leave the top 4 in the Premier League by 3 points.
“It’s unbelievable,” Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes told Amazon when asked about Ronaldo. “We all know he is improving game by game, year by year.
“He wanted to continue to be the best and that’s what he did. He knows how to motivate himself.”
Where did Ronaldo score his 801 goals?
Ronaldo has scored more than half of his goals at Real Madrid with 450 goals.
He now has 130 goals at Manchester United, as well as 115 with the Portuguese national team, 101 with Juventus and five with Sporting CP.