After Cristiano Ronaldo went previous Pele within the checklist of most official targets ever scored, the Brazil legend up to date his Instagram bio to cheekily dispute the record, claiming that he continues to be the ‘leading goal-scorer of all time.’
Ronaldo began 2021 with a bang as he scored twice throughout Juventus’ 4-1 victory over Udinese. In doing so, he overtook Pele’s unbelievable purpose scoring record of 757 strikes.
Ronaldo has now notched 758 targets throughout his illustrious profession and sits second within the all time purpose scoring checklist, only one purpose away from Josef Bican. It appeared solely a matter of time earlier than the previous Manchester United and Real Madrid star moved up within the charts, notably after surpassing 40 targets (but once more) for a calendar 12 months in 2020.
Official figures are broadly disputed however so far as the official tally goes, Pele stands third with 757 strikes. However, the 80-year previous reiterates that he the truth is scored in extra of 1,200 instances in his bio replace, claiming to be the best purpose scorer of all-time.
Pele up to date his bio and underneath ‘3x World Cup Champion’, he added ‘Leading Goal Scorer of All Time (1,283).’ The data from the 80-year-old’s taking part in days aren’t as full as they’re as we speak and there may be specific uncertainty about his stats in South America. The targets reportedly embrace friendlies, tour matches and from his time within the military.