Cristiano Ronaldo has largely beaten the scoring score in a single edition of the Champions League with 17 achievements. The previous record was held by … Lionel Messi.
Last night, during the victory of Real Madrid against Atletico Madrid in the final of the Champions League 2014, Cristiano Ronaldo defeated the record of the number of goals scored in a single edition, with seventeen achievements. If his goal in the overtime game stoppages was not decisive for his team’s victory, he has the merit of enlarging the gap a little with the previous record holders. Indeed, the record was held jointly by Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Lionel Messi and Altafani who had each scored 14 goals in one edition. This time, no possible duel, Ronaldo has made everyone agree by improving the record of three goals. We can say without getting wet that this record will be very very difficult to beat for the European attackers.
Cristiano will not have waited until the end of the competition to beat the record since he scored his 14th goal from the quarterfinals against Borussia Dortmund, before adding two against Bayern Munich then one last on penalty in the final. Remains to be known if Cristiano Ronaldo who is not at 100% will be ready and fit to play the World Cup with Portugal, and take his country as far as possible.