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Cristiano Ronaldo makes Champions League history

NEWS | 29/04/2014 | diego jabalquinto

He is the first player to score 16 goals in one edition of the tournament.
Real Madrid spectacularly saw off Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena to seal their spot in the final of the Champions League. Cristiano Ronaldo was the author of his side's two final goals, and made history in becoming the first player to score 16 times in one edition of the European Cup.

In the a Group Phase, Ronaldo scored three times against Galatasaray, three times against Copenhagen and three times against Juventus in the five games he played in total. In the round of 16 against Schalke 04 he scored twice in each leg, whilst he scored once in the one game he played against Dortmund.

Everyone else left behind
With these 16 goals Cristiano Ronaldo, who will have the opportunity to amplify this number in the final, beats the 14 scored by Altafini with Milan in 62/63, van Nistelrooy with Manchester United in 02/03, and Messi with Barcelona in 11/12.

Ronaldo with 51 goals is now the second best scorer in the Champions League for Real Madrid, 51, only behind Raúl, who registered 66 goals.

The portuguese striker also scored against Bayern Munich his goal number 51 in the Champions League with Real Madrid during 50 games for the club in the competition. In his five seasons in Real Madrid, this is his campaign with more goals, 16 goals; more than the last two seasons in which he scored 10 (2012/2013) and 12 (2011/12) goals respectively. In the first two seasons since he joined Real Madrid, he scored seven and six goals respectively.