- Cristiano Ronaldo needs to score twice against Luxembourg to reach 700 career goals
- He is currently on 698 goals which is 26 more than rival Lionel Messi who has 672
- Late Josef Bican is the all time highest goalscorer in the world with 805 goals
Cristiano Ronaldo is on the verge of achieving another important success in his career as two goals against Luxembourg on Friday night, October 11, will take his tally to 700 career goals.
Portugal are facing Luxembourg on Friday night, October 11, in Euro 2020 qualifiers and Ronaldo will be be hoping he gets a brace in this encounter.
Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are regarded as the best footballers in the past ten years and the Portuguese will want to get 700 career goals before his greatest rival.
Lionel Messi currently has 672 career goals and he is 26 behind Cristiano Ronaldo who needs two more goals to reach 700.
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Should Cristiano Ronaldo go on to score twice against Luxembourg, then he will be in the 700 club with Josef Bican, Romario, Pele, Ferenc Puskas and Gerd Muller.
See below list of top scorers of all time
1. Josef Bican - 805 goals
2. Romario - 772
3. Pele - 767
4. Ferenc Puskas - 746
5. Gerd Muller - 735
6. Cristiano Ronaldo - 698
7. Lionel Messi - 672
''I don't think about individual prizes,' he said during the last International break
They're a consequence of the collective. The important thing is to help the team,'' Ronaldo explained according to Daily Mail.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was on Tuesday night, September 10, in the best form of his life scoring four goals as Portugal defeated Lithuania 5-1 in Euro 2020 qualifying tie.
The former Real Madrid and Manchester United forward has now scored 93 international goals for Portugal and eight hat-tricks for his country.
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