Cristiano Ronaldo leads top 25 goalscorers for club and country for 2 decades

Cristiano Ronaldo leads top 25 goalscorers for club and country for 2 decades

- Cristiano Ronaldo scored Juventus’ second goal against Genoa in the Serie A

- Lionel Messi also recorded his 700th career goal on the night

- A list of the top 25 goalscorers in the last two decades has been released

Cristiano Ronaldo has created history in every club he has featured and has gone on to score an unprecedented 728 goals in the cause of his career in the last 20 years.

Fierce rival Lionel Messi hit a major milestone in his football career after becoming the latest player to record 700th senior team goals when he scored from the spot against Atletico Madrid.

Ronaldo also found the net in the La Liga on the the same night with a ferocious strike from outside the area in Juventus’ 3-1 win over Genoa.

However, top German outlet Transfermarkt has published the full list of top scorers this century.

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25. Dirk Kuyt - (0.35 per game) 297 goals in 840 appearances

24. Raul - (0.4 per game) 298 goals in 738 appearances

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23. Neymar - (0.61 per game) 305 goals in 501 appearances

22. Hulk - (0.51 per game) 307 goals in 601 appearances

21. Falcao - (0.56 per game) 313 goals in 564 appearances

Cristiano Ronaldo makes a bicycle kick attempt on goal. Photo Credit: Getty Images

Cristiano Ronaldo leads top 25 goalscorers for club and country in the past 20 years
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20. Robin van Persie - (0.46 per game) 322 goals in 694 appearances

19. Miroslav Klose - (0.42 per game) 324 goals in 767 appearances

18. Edin Dzeko - (0.48 per game) 334 goals in 697 appearances

17. Gonzalo Higuain - (0.48 per game) 336 goals in 769 appearances

16. Karim Benzema - (0.45 per game) 336 goals in 735 appearances

15. Mario Gomez - (0.51 per game) 336 goals in 665 appearances

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14. Robbie Keane - (0.45 per game) 340 goals in 743 appearances

13. Didier Drogba - (0.47 per game) 352 goals in 750 games

12. Wayne Rooney - (0.42 per game) 364 goals in 864 appearances

11. Thierry Henry - (0.52 per games) 369 goals in 716 appearances

10. David Villa - (0.52 per game) 386 goals in 740 appearances

9. Edinson Cavani - (0.58 per game) 389 goals in 668 appearances

8. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar - (0.56 per game) 399 goals in 714 appearances

7. Samuel Eto'o - (0.5 per game) 408 goals in 805 appearances

6. Sergio Aguero - (0.57 per game) 414 goals in 733 appearances

5. Luis Suarez - (0.64 per game) 459 goals in 715 appearances

4. Robert Lewandowski - (0.66 per game) 466 goals in 698 appearances

3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic - (0.61 per game) 521 goals in 860 appearances

2. Lionel Messi - (0.81 per game) 700 goals in 862 appearances

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a number of ladies have aired their opinion on who they would rather date between great footballers Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

YouTuber Torres Pit took time out to talk to several women as regards who their perfect dating material is between the Juventus star and the Barcelona captain.

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