Cristiano Ronaldo named UEFA competition top scorer of 2019 and in the decade

Cristiano Ronaldo named UEFA competition top scorer of 2019 and in the decade

- Cristiano Ronaldo has been named UEFA competition top scorer of year 2019

- The Portuguese star was also named UEFA competition top scorer of the decade

- The Juventus star beat Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandoski to the huge landmark

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named UEFA competition top scorer of 2019 and the decade ahead of his arch-rival and Barcelona star Lionel Messi.

The Juventus star emerged the winner for fourth time record with an impressive feat of 21 goals in 2019 and 145 goals from 2010.

The Portuguese beat off competition from Tottenham star Harry Kane and Dutch ace Vivianne Miedema to reach the significant landmark.

Ronaldo has been a leading stellar star in all UEFA fixtures for club and country in 2013, 2014 and 2017, except in 2018 after he lost the feat to Chelsea's Daishawn Redan.

But in 2019, the Portuguese star put in a fabulous show with his killer-instinct producing seven goals for the Old Lady in UEFA Champions League goals.

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Ronaldo also hit a total number of fourteen goals for Portugal in Euro 2020 qualifiers and the UEFA Nations League finals to end the year well- two goals ahead of Kane who had 19 goals.

Meanwhile, Ronaldo was also crowned UEFA top-scorer of the decade with 145 goals. Bayern star Robert Lewandoski came second with 101 goals.

Lionel Messi came a record third with 99 goals, as Norway's Ada Hegerberg and France's Eugénie Le Sommer capped the top five list.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported that Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus superstar has been named the best player of the year at the 2019 Globe Soccer Awards staged in Dubai this month.

Despite missing out of all three major individual prizes this year, the 34-year-old was recognised for his contribution towards Juve's success so far since his arrival.

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