309Write - A breakdown of the stats behind Cristiano Ronaldo’s 801 career goals

Ronaldo has overtaken the likes of Pele and Romario as the top-scorer in official matches – for the record, Lionel Messi is currently on 756 career goals – and one can only imagine the amount of satisfaction the 36-year-old will take from achieving his latest milestone.

We’ve collected a selection of stats to celebrate Ronaldo’s incredible achievement.

Overall

 

Games: 1095
Goals: 801
Goals per game: 0.73
Hat-tricks: 58
Four in a game: 8
Five in a game: 2
Penalties (missed): 141 (28)
Assists: 282

Season by season breakdown

2002-03: 5 goals in 31 appearances

2003-04: 8 goals in 53 appearances

2004-05: 16 goals in 60 appearances

2005-06: 15 goals in 62 appearances

2006-07: 28 goals in 61 appearances

2007-08: 46 goals in 61 appearances

2008-09: 27 goals in 60 appearances

2009-10: 34 goals in 46 appearances

2010-11: 56 goals in 59 appearances

2011-12: 69 goals in 69 appearances

2012-13: 59 goals in 64 appearances

2013-14: 62 goals in 57 appearances

2014-15: 66 goals in 60 appearances

2015-16: 57 goals in 61 appearances

2016-17: 56 goals in 56 appearances

2017-18: 54 goals in 55 appearances

2018-19: 31 goals in 47 appearances

2019-20: 48 goals in 52 appearances

2020-21: 46 goals in 59 appearances

2021-22: 18 goals in 21 appearances

Competitions

League: 485 goals

Sporting Lisbon: 5 (31 games)
Manchester United: 130 (308 games)
Real Madrid: 450 (438 games)
Juventus: 101 (134 games)

Champions League: 141 goals

Manchester United: 22 (60 games)
Real Madrid: 105 (101 games)
Juventus: 14 (23 games)

Domestic Cups: 45 goals

Taca de Portugal: 2 (3 games)
FA Cup: 13 (26 games)
League Cup: 4 (12 games)
Copa del Rey: 22 (30 games)
Coppa Italia: 4 (10 games)

Other club competitions: 15 goals

World Club Cup: 7 goals
UEFA Super Cup: 2 goals
Domestic ‘Super Cups’: 6 goals

International: 115 goals

 

World Cup finals: 7
World Cup qualifying: 36
European Championship: 14
European Championship qualifying: 31
Confederations Cup: 2
Nations League: 5
Friendlies: 20

Century goal milestones

  • 1st goal Sporting Lisbon v Moreirense (October 7, 2002)
    5th match
  • 100th goal v Tottenham (January 27, 2008)
    301st match
  • 200th goal v Valencia (December 4, 2010)
    458th match
  • 300th goal v Granada (May 5, 2012)
    554th match
  • 400th goal v Celta (January 6, 2014)
    653rd match
  • 500th goal v Malmo (September 30, 2015)
    753th match
  • 600th goal v Juventus (June 3, 2017)
    855th match
  • 700th goal v Ukraine (October 14, 2019)
    974th match
  • 800th goal v Arsenal (December 3, 2021)
    1095th match
  • Top 10 club opponents scored against – No. of goals

    Twenty-seven goals: Sevilla
    Twenty-five goals: Atletico Madrid
    Twenty-three goals: Getafe
    Twenty goals: Barcelona
    Seventeen goals: Athletic Bilbao, Malaga
    Fifteen goals: Espanyol, Real Sociedad, Valencia, Villarreal

    How Ronaldo has scored

    Left foot: 146 (18.27%)
    Right foot: 514 (64.08%)
    Head: 139 (17.40%)
    Other (Arm, midriff): 2 (0.26%)

    Open play: 603 (75.34%)
    Free kicks: 56 (7.01%)
    Penalties: 142 (17.65%)

    Home: 435 (54.19%)
    Away: 334 (40.55%)
    Neutral: 42 (5.26%)

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