Coppa Italia: CR7 becomes All-Time goal scorer in footballing history
CRISTIANO Ronaldo re-wrote the history record books on Wednesday night as he surpassed Czech-Austrian striker, Josef Bican’s record of 759 career goals.
Going into Wednesday’s clash with Napoli, Ronaldo was level with Bican’s goals.
However, he took his stunning tally to 760 goals with a goal against their rivals
The 35-year-old was expected to reach the stunning landmark against Inter on Sunday after edging closer to history by scoring against Sassuolo last week to level to record – but failed to get on the scoresheet in the 2-0 loss.
Instead, the legendary Juve forward waited for the big occasion in the Italian Super Cup and duly delivered against Gennaro Gattuso’s men as he found the back of the net in the 64th minute – sending his special career to new incredible heights. A corner was swung over and Napoli fluffed their lines – leaving Ronaldo with the perfect opportunity to thump into the net left-footed. Alvaro Morata sealed the result deep inside stoppage time with a simple finish with Juventus claiming their first piece of silverware under Andrea Pirlo.
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