Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has just surpassed Pele’s record as the top scorer in football history. Even so, the 36-year-old player insists that he will continue to set new records until his retirement.
Some time ago, Cristiano Ronaldo was the target of criticism, he was accused of being the culprit for Juventus’ failure in the European Champions League, as bianconneri was eliminated in the last 16.
However, a few days later, in the duel against Cagliari, Cristiano Ronaldo managed to silence the critics through a neat performance, where he threw three goals into the opponent’s goal.
The hat trick feels special, because in this way Cristiano Ronaldo also managed to collect 770 goals or surpass the record for a Brazilian legend, Pele as the top scorer in football history.
In fact, this 36 year old man even received congratulations from Pele directly.
“Congratulations on breaking my record for goals scored in official matches. My only regret is not being able to hug you today. But I leave this photo in honor of you, with great affection, as a symbol of the friendship that has existed over the years. ” he snapped.
Regarding the congratulations from the Brazilian legend, Cristiano Ronaldo himself has responded to Pele via social media.
Not so long after that, he posted another post, in which the former Real Madrid star confirmed that he would not stop setting new records until he retired.
“There is still a lot to achieve and I believe it can be done together. Goals are an important part of me. I can not stop, hoping to break another record,” Ronaldo wrote.
“I always want more and more and I think that’s why people often say that I have excess energy and that I never stop. Maybe that’s true, but this is an important thing to make me feel alive,” he concluded.
Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo is still a mainstay of Juventus to date, it is likely that he will return to play in the duel against Benevento at the weekend.