Cristiano Ronaldo is probably the greatest player to ever grace the game of football, and he has now left the stomping ground which defined him and his achievements, to take on a new adventure in Turin. Yes, it has finally happened. The rumours about Cristiano Ronaldo's future have come good for once. After being rejected by PSG and Manchester United, according to Guillem Balague, Juventus pounced on the chance to sign the man who has tormented them in the Champions League so many time. As the saying goes,
If you can't beat him, Buy him!
And that is what Juventus have exactly done. So let's take a look at the stats which have made Ronaldo the player that he is today:
Records in the Champions League:
- Champions League all-time scorer with 120 goals
- UEFA Champions League Top-Scorer: 7 times
- Most European Golden Shoe awards: 4
- Most goals scored in a single UEFA Champions League Season (17 goals).
- The only player to have won the European Golden Shoe in two different leagues (English Premier League and Spanish La Liga)
- UEFA team of the year: 12 times
- Inducted into the UEFA Ultimate Team of the Year
- Champions League Goal of the season: 2
Records in La Liga and for Real Madrid:
- All time leading goalscorer at Real Madrid with 450 goals.
- All time leading goalscorer in La Liga for Real Madrid with 311 goals.
- All time leading goalscorer at the Santiago Bernabeu with 244 goals.
- Highest goal scored in a single La Liga season for Real Madrid: 48 goals
- Best goalscoring ratio for Real Madrid: 450 goals in 438 games - 1.03 goals/game
- Joint fastest hat-trick for Real Madrid: 8 minutes.
- Highest number of hat-tricks for Real Madrid: 44
- Highest number of assists for Real Madrid in La Liga: 85
- Most number of hat-tricks in la Liga: 34
- Fastest Player to reach 50, 100 and 200 goals for Real Madrid.
- Highest goalscorer in El Clasico for Real Madrid: 18
- Highest Goalscorer in La Liga: 3
- Most hat-tricks in a single season: 8
- Fastest La Liga player to score 150, 200 and 300 goals.
- Only Player to score in 6 consecutive Clasicos
- Only Player to score 30 goals in six consecutive La Liga seasons.
- Only players to score against all the teams in La Liga in one season.
Individual Awards won:
- FIFA Ballon d'Or: 5
- European Golden Shoe: 4
- FIFA Puskas award: 1
- The Best FIFA Men's Player: 2 out of 2 times
- FIFPro World Player of the Year: 1
- World Soccer Player of the Year: 4
- FIFPro Special Young Player of the Year: 2
- PFA Young player of the Year: 1
- PFA Players Player of the Year: 2
- FWA Footballer of the Year: 2
- Barclays Player of the Year 2
- Guiness Book of World Records: 5
So Juventus supporters, get excited. The player who conquered England and Spain is coming to conquer Italy adn help the Italian giants conquer Europe.