Cristiano Ronaldo: A Centurion Of Champions League Wins
It is a mind-boggling event that the Football fans witnessed today in the Allianz Stadium as their home team Juventus pinched off Valencia with a 1-0 victory in the Serie A Champions League.
This is a special win for the Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo as this marked his 100th win in the Champions league match throughout his entire career.
The Portuguese legend became the first man ever to reach this incredible milestone, and it’s another feather in his cap now.
Ronaldo also instrumental in his club’s win against Valencia since his pass enabled Juventus forward Mario Mandzukic to score the opening goal in this violent game.
This propelled the club to romp into the final 16 of the Champions League.
has displayed his unparalleled football prowess over the years, and many of his Champions League win came from his former club Manchester United and Real Madrid.
In his career spanning 20+ years, he has scored a whopping 539 goals, many of them with Real Madrid. With these statistics in mind, there is no question in anybody’s mind that he deserves to be at the spot where he is right now.
It is a little-known fact, but Ronaldo lost his debut Champions League Match against Stuttgart in 2003 when he was in Manchester United. Since then he has rarely looked back, and he made sure that it never happened again.
The club immediately won their next match against the Rangers Glasgow, and since then he became an all-time leading goal scorer with 121 goals at that time.
Only Iker Casillas has had the most appearances in the Champions League matches throughout his career. His notable achievements also include him winning the Ballon D’Or for multiple times in a row.
Juventus’ coach Max Allegri is unable to stop gushing over the Portuguese legend as he “gives much confidence among the other players in the team thereby helping them achieve the results that they want.”
Even social media flooded with congratulatory messages and tweets from fans and notable personalities alike.
He toppled Barcelona forward Lionel Messi to take his spot among the leading Champions’ League wins of all time. Juventus will also face off against Barcelona at some point in time in the Serie A League.
They would be facing Florentina next on this Saturday, and we would be hoping some fireworks from “The Sultan of The Stepover.”