Cristiano Ronaldo becomes highest goal scorer with headers in football history

Cristiano Ronaldo achieved a remarkable feat in football history by becoming the highest-scoring player with headers when he scored the second goal for Al Nassr against US Monastir in a King Salman Club Cup game in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. During the match, he met Sultan Al Ghanam’s cross in the 74th minute, scoring his 145th headed goal, surpassing the previous record of 144 goals held by Gerd Muller. Discover Cristiano Ronaldo becomes highest goal scorer with headers in football history.

This goal marked Ronaldo’s 839th career goal, an impressive milestone for the 38-year-old player who has consistently found the net for 22 consecutive seasons. Before this match, he had been seeking a breakthrough after failing to score in pre-season friendlies. The goal triggered Al Nassr’s comeback, leading the team to a 4-1 victory.

In his illustrious career, Cristiano Ronaldo has played for five professional clubs, starting with Sporting CP in 2002, where he scored his first professional goal against Braga in a 3-0 victory over Moreirense. He later played for Manchester United (2006-2009), Real Madrid (2009-2018), Juventus (2018-2021), and since January 2023, he joined Al Nassr after parting ways with Manchester United. For the Saudi Pro League side, Ronaldo has already scored 15 goals.

Throughout his career, Ronaldo has been a prolific scorer, amassing over 700 goals in more than 900 club appearances. Additionally, he holds the record for the most international goals scored. His list of accomplishments includes five UEFA Champions League titles, three English Premier League titles, two La Liga titles, and two Serie A titles, among other prestigious championships.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s unparalleled achievements in football have solidified his status as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport.

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