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Cristiano Ronaldo breaks another scoring record

28 May, 2024 13:28

Cristiano Ronaldo continues to make history in football as he shattered another goal scoring record during the final Al Nassr game of the campaign.

The 39-year-old became scored twice to break all-time scoring record of the Saudi Pro League in a single season. That was his 35th goal in the league.

“I don’t follow the records, the records follow me,” the 39-year-old Portuguese forward tweeted afterwards.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner scored in in first-half stoppage time and again in the 69th minute with a header as Al Nassr defeated Al Ittihad 4-2 at home on Monday.

The record previously held by the Moroccan Abderrazak Hamdallah, who scored 34 goals in 2018-19.

Al Nassr were already assured of a second-placed finish, coming a distant 14 points behind champions Al Hilal.

Ronaldo joined Riyadh-based Al Nassr in December 2022.

Moreover, He is the most capped player in men’s international football with 206 appearances and has scored a record 128 goals.

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