Cristiano Ronaldo scored his career landmark of 700 goals on Monday in Portugal’s Euro 2020 qualifier lost to Ukraine.
Ronaldo, 34, scored an excellent penalty shoot as Portugal lost 2-1 to Ukrain in the qualifier. The 700 goals so far were from a total of 973 matches, given that he has scored at least once in 458 of those matches.
The landmark goal on Monday has catapult Ronaldo into the league of few players in the world who scored at least 700 goals in their career.
Ronaldo has also scored 95 goals for his country including the Portugal, Ukrain 2-1 defeat on Monday, leaving only Iranian Ali Daei in front in the international charts on 109 goals.
Ukraine have now qualified for the Euro 2020 tournament following the 2-1 victory against Portugal.
According to Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation, Cristiano Ronaldo is still behind the most prolific player of all time, with Czech-Austrian Josef Bican who scored 805 career goals.
There is also Brazil legend Romario, who scooped 772, while his compatriot Pele is third on 767.
Hungary football legend Ferenc Puskas scored 746 goals, while former Germany striker Gerd Muller rounds out the top five with 735 goals throughout his career.