FOOTBALL - On Wednesday, Cristiano Ronaldo reached the 200-goal mark for Real Madrid by scoring in Real’s 6-2 win at Malaga. Ronaldo is the sixth Real player score 200 goals for Real in all competitions. He has netted 146 in La Liga, 35 in the Champions League, 16 in the Copa del Rey and 3 in the Spanish Super Cup.
FOOTBALL - By netting against Borussia Dortmund, Cristiano Ronaldo has scored in six successive Champions League matches. Two players have done that before - Burak Yilmaz and Marouane Chamakh. However, Yilmaz and Ronaldo are the only two platyers who have scored in six straight within the same season. The Infographic below shows more.
FOOTBALL - On Tuesday, Real Madrid became the first club to beat Manchester United twice at Old Trafford in European competition. Real’s first win at Man United dates back to April 2000 (3-2).
FOOTBALL - On Tuesday, Real Madrid reached the Copa del Rey final for a record breaking 38th time, by beating FC Barcelona 3-1 at Camp Nou.
FOOTBALL - As per 18 February, Cristiano Ronaldo leads the 2012/2013 Champions League in goals scored, total shots, shots wide and most shots that were blocked by the opposing team. We have made an Infographic to show how the shots by the league’s top marksmen break down.
FOOTBALL - Antonio Adán was sent off after 6 minutes for a foul on a breakaway player. It was the fastest red card of the 2012/2013 La Liga season and the fastest for a Real Madrid player since the 2nd minute dismissal of Iker Casillas on 13 February 2011 (vs RCD Espanyol). In his case, it was also for a foul on a breakaway player, Adán replaced him in goal and Real won 1-0 despite being shorthanded for 88 minutes.
FOOTBALL - When comparing three of the biggest profile players in today’s game of football, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Radamel Falcao it becomes apparent they go on scoring streaks for club and country during certain months. December and January are where Falcao’s average jumps up. Springtime is all Messi and Cristiano’s leading month of October is just behind us. Click Read More and then click on the Infographic to enable its interactive features.
All good things have to end. When Borussia Dortmund beat Real Madrid 2-1, Cristiano Ronaldo lost his first ever CL match in which he scored. He has now won 26 CL matches, drawn three and lost one in which he scored. Click read more to see what tonight’s CL action gave us in facts and figures.
FOOTBALL - Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 28th penalty goal in La Liga in Real Madrid’s 2-0 win over Celta de Vigo on Saturday. He has now equalled Míchel in second place on 28 penalty goals for Real Madrid in La Liga.
FOOTBALL - Cristiano Ronaldo is set to play in his 100th international match on Tuesday when his Portugal side takes on Northern Ireland in Oporto. We have sorted the numbers leading up to this century.
FOOTBALL - Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in six consecutive Clasicos, when he scored twice in a 2-2 draw in La Liga on Sunday. He shared the old record of five with Ivan Zamorano.