Ronaldo smashes Pele goal record

Cristiano Ronaldo passed Pele to become the second-highest goalscorer in the world.

Iran Press/Europe: The Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo overtook Pele as the second-highest goalscorer of all-time with a brace for Juventus in their 4-1 win against Udinese on Sunday.

The Portuguese forward scored his 757th and 758th goal of his illustrious career with the goals coming in either half as Andrea Pirlo's side moved up to fifth in the Serie A table.

Pele registered 757 goals during his career for Santos, New York Cosmos, and Brazil between 1956 and 1977, but now sits third in the all-time list with Ronaldo now one behind Josef Bican's total of 759.


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