The number of records C.Ronaldo broke after UCL game against Atletico will amaze you
World best footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo is a class on and off the pitch. Since he started playing football, he has broken numerous records that many have lost count.
Earlier in the day, he broke a record off the pitch, by becoming the first man and sport person to hit 100 million followers on Instagram. Read story HERE if you missed it.
The list of records will blow your mind, Read below:
- His hat trick against Atletico Madrid in which his side won 3-0 was his 42nd career hat trick for Real Madrid.
- His 7th career UCL hat trick, tying him for the all-time lead with Lionel Messi.
- Only four player have scored a hat trick in a UCL semifinal, he is one of them.
- CR7 is the first player ever to score back-to-back hat tricks in the UCL knockout stage
- The first player to ever score a hat trick against Atletico Madrid in European competition
- After scoring just two goals in the group stage, he has eight in the knockout rounds
- The first player to ever score 21 goals in the Madrid Derby
- Cristiano Ronaldo has the most knockout stage goals ever with 52 in total
- He has more UCL goals (88) for Real Madrid than UCL appearances (86)
- The first player with three hat tricks in the knockout stages of the UCL
- He now has at least 10 goals in the UCL in six straight seasons
- His five hat tricks after turning 30 years old are four more than any other player ever.