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Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes 1st Player To Score 100 UEFA Champions League Goals

Another record set up by Cristiano Ronaldo. The Number 7 of Real Madrid became the first player ever to score 100 goals in UEFA Champions League. His hat-trick and a goal from Asensio helped Real Madrid to reach semi final of the Champions League with an aggregate score of 6-3. However, there were whistles by home fans before scoring, but fans cheered ‘Ronaldo’ after 4-2 victory over German visitors.

Cristiano Ronaldo is the 1st player to score 100 UCL goals

Cristiano Ronaldo became first player to score 100 goals in Champions League

Two goals in first leg and three goals in second leg of Champions League quarter final booked a semi final place for Real Madrid though last two goals received great controversy.

Madrid welcomed Bayern Munich at Santiago Bernabeu with 2-1 advantage. Polish International made no mistake when he took responsibility of scoring from penalty spot. The goal was equalized by Cristiano Ronaldo’s header that put Madrid back into the game.

Unfortunately, an own goal from Sergio Ramos on his 100th Champions League game leveled the aggregate score. After 90 minutes, extra time given to teams for deciding the winner. Assist from Ramos and goal from Cristiano Ronaldo sealed leveled 2-2 at Bernabeu. Replays showed the Portuguese was offside.

Few minutes later, defender Marcelo made a remarkable run and passed it to Ronaldo who was at better scoring position. Last goal from Asensio confirmed victory and semi final place for Real Madrid.

Ronaldo had his finger on lips that also got attractions. Speaking about whistles Ronaldo said “I don’t tell them to quiet, never, I only ask that they do not whistle. Because I always give my best in every game, although sometimes I do not score goals I try and work hard to help Real Madrid. I am sticking to positive things. The team has been fine, we played well and obviously I am happy for the goals.”

Cristiano Ronaldo played 137 UCL games to score 100th goal with an average of 0.73. Argentine forward Lionel Messi is at second spot with 94 goals in 114 games. Take a look on Champions League all time top goal scorers.

No. Player Nation Goals Matches Clubs
1 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 100 137 Man United, Real Madrid
2 Lionel Messi Argentina 94 114 Barcelona
3 Raul Gonzalez Spain 71 142 Real Madrid, Schalke 04
4 Ruud Van Nistelrooy Netherlands 56 73 PSV, Man United, Real Madrid
5 Karim Benzema France 51 92 Lyon, Real Madrid

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