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Cristiano Ronaldo becomes all-time leading goalscorer in footballing history after scoring his 760th-career goal

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes all-time leading goalscorer in footballing history after scoring his 760th-career goal

Cristiano Ronaldo has made history by becoming the all-time top goalscorer in football history after scoring his 760th-career goal.

The 35-year-old Portuguese striker reached the stunning landmark after scoring the first goal for Juventus in their 2 – 0 win against Napoli to win the Italian Super Cup on Wednesday night. It was his 1,040 games as a professional footballer. 

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes all-time leading goalscorer in footballing history after scoring his 760th-career goal

The new record moved him above Josef Bican – with the Austrian-Czech striker scoring 759 goals between 1931 and 1955.

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On January 3, Ronaldo moved above three-time Brazil World Cup winner Pele (757 career goals) into second on this list following a brace in a 4-1 Serie A home win over Udinese.

The former Real Madrid and Manchester United striker now has 760 goals in his storied career. 

SEE DETAILS OF HOW HE SCORED HIS GOALS BELOW.

Right Foot – 488 (64.29 per cent)

Left foot – 138 (18.18 per cent)

Head – 131 (17.26 per cent)

Hand/arm – 1 (0.13 per cent)

Other – 1 (0.13 per cent) 

Open play – 569 (74.97 per cent)

Penalties – 133 (17.52 per cent)

Free Kicks – 57 (7.51 per cent)

Home – 415 (54.68 per cent)

Away – 304 (40.05 per cent)

Neutral – 45 (5.93 per cent)

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