NEWS | 26/06/2014 | diego jabalquintoHe has won one Champions League, one Liga, two Copa del Reys and a Supercup of Spain with the Whites.
Today is the fifth anniversary of one of the most important dates in the history of Real Madrid: the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo. An idol among Madrid fans, the striker has since become the club’s fourth all-time top scorer, while also smashing some of its long-standing records. He has recorded some phenomenal numbers, such as his average of more than one goal per game.
Ronaldo has played 246 official matches in his five years with the Whites, scoring 253 goals: 178 in La Liga, 52 in the Champions League, 20 in the Copa del Rey and 3 in the Supercup of Spain. In the list of all-time top goal-scorers he looks up on Raúl (323), Di Stéfano (308) and Santillana (290).
The stats and records of the Portuguese, who renewed with the club for five years on the 15th of September 2013, have come along with a plethora of titles. Ronaldo has won one Champions League, one Liga, two Copa del Reys and one Supercup of Spain with Real Madrid.
Individually, he was awarded the 2013 Ballon d’Or and his second La Liga top goal-scorer trophy (Pichichi) and his second Golden Shoe with Real Madrid. In the European Cup he broke the record for goals scored in one season with 17.
Four seasons scoring more than 50 goals
A game-changer and a leader, Ronaldo has played spectacular football ever since making his debut with the Whites on 29 August 2009, when he scored one of the goals in the 3-2 win over Deportivo in the Santiago Bernabéu. He found the net 33 times that season, a figure he followed up with four in the 50s: scoring 54, 60, 55 and 51 goals.