Cristiano Ronaldo Felt Euphoric After Breaking Pele’s Goals Record

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

15th Mar, 2021. 11:45 pm
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Legendary Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo has surpassed the Brazilian legend Pele’s goal tally as he marked a hat trick in Juventus’ 3-1 victory over Cagliari.

Brazil’s great Pele has felicitated Cristiano Ronaldo for ‘breaking his record’ in a 3-1 Serie A victory over Cagliari on March 15.

Pele took to Instagram and congratulates the Portuguese star saying: “Congratulations on breaking my record of goals in official matches”.

“I admire you a lot, I love watching you play and this is no secret to anyone. “My only regret is not being able to give you a hug today.”

He added, “Cristiano life is a solo flight. Each makes his own journey. And what a beautiful journey you are having!”


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On the other hand, Ronaldo via his Instagram handle expressed his joy over this achievement.

“I’m filled with joy and pride as I acknowledge the goal that puts me on top of the World’s goalscoring list, overcoming Pele’s record, something that I could never have dreamed of while growing up as a child from Madeira,” Ronaldo wrote.


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Previously, the Juventus Star Cristiano Ronaldo had found a place in Ballon d’Or all-time dream team that also features Pele and Diego Maradona (late).

Ronaldo, a two-time World Cup winner and dual Ballon d’Or recipient, also expressed pride as he stood for the 9th position.

“I’m very honoured to be part of France Football’s All-Time 11. What an amazing Dream Team… They all deserve my respect and admiration and I’m obviously proud to be amongst such extraordinary players. Thank you,” he said.

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