Superstar footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo who arrived Juventus few months ago to start a new phase of his career, has become the first player to score 400 goals in top five leagues.
Cristiano Ronaldo who has played 497 matches since 2003 and has scored 311 times for Real Madrid, 84 for Manchester United and five for Juventus, reached the feat after scoring against Genoa today.
The Juventus Striker had eight shots in the opening 35 minutes, with one 25-yard effort being deflected into the side-netting. Second on the list of top goal scorers, is Messi, who first featured for the Barcelona senior side in 2004, averaging 0.91 goals after scoring 389 in 426 appearances.
Spurs legend Jimmy Greaves is third on the list with 366 goals in his 529 appearances from 1957-71 – a rate of 0.69 per game.
Bayern Munich icon Gerd Muller is fourth with 365 goals in 427 appearances from 1965-79.
Derby’s Steve Bloomer is fifth with 317 in 599 appearances and Everton’s Dixie Dean sixth with 310 goals in 362 appearances from 1924-38.
Hernán Crespo has recently praised the impact of the 33-year-old Portuguese star at his new club.
“Juventus are in another dimension now,” he told La Stampa (via Goal). “I don’t see how they could lose the Scudetto without self-destructing.
“It’ll be like that for another two or three years, as Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival shows the extent of the gap.”