Portuguese professional footballer made history when Cristiano Ronaldo put Juventus on the brink of a ninth consecutive Italian league title on Monday after he scored twice in a 2-1 win over Lazio to become the first player to hit 50 goals in Serie A, La Liga and the Premier League.
It is just one of the number of records the Portuguese striker has set at both club, national, European and international level.
Here’s 20 of his biggest moments and milestones in Football:
1. Fastest Real Madrid player to reach 200 official goals. Reuters
2. Fastest La Liga player to score 150 league goals (140 matches)
3. Most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals
4. Most UEFA Best Player in Europe Award and UEFA Club Footballer of the Year
5. First player to appear in three European Championship semi-finals: in 2004, 2012, and 2016
6. Oldest player to score a UEFA Champions League hat-trick: 34 years and 35 days.
7. Most goals scored in European World Cup Qualifiers
8. Youngest Portuguese player to reach 100 caps: 27 years, 8 months and 11 days
9. First player to score in seven consecutive away matches in a debut Serie A season.
10. First player to appear in the FIFPro World11 for two and three clubs
11. First player to score in six consecutive Clásicos
12. First player to score for two winning teams in the UEFA Champions League/European Cup: Manchester United (2007–08) and Real Madrid (2013–14).
13. First footballer to have won the European Golden Shoe in different leagues: English Premier League (2007–08) and Spanish La Liga (2010–11, 2013–14, 2014–15)
14. Most goals scored from penalty kicks in La Liga history
15. First player to reach 100 career goals in the UEFA Champions League
16. First player to score in consecutive FIFA Club World Cup Finals (2016, 2017)
17. Only player in the world who has scored in the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 editions of the European Championship; and in the 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018 editions of the World Cup
18. Europe’s all-time top international goalscorer.
19. Only player to score more than a half-century of goals in seven consecutive calendar years
20. Only player to win the league title, domestic cup, domestic supercup, Champions League, Club World Cup, league player of the year, Golden Shoe and Ballon d’Or at two clubs (Manchester United and Real Madrid).