Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his return to Manchester United on Saturday with an impressive brace against Newcastle. Portugal’s international soccer player has scored 120 goals for Manchester United. Where does this rank him among their all-time top goalscorers list?
United had a great afternoon as they defeated Newcastle.
Old Trafford was filled with excitement before the match began, and Ronaldo received a warm reception.
They were singing his name at the end of contest.
Ronaldo was able to score twice for Red Devils. Jesse Lingard and Bruno Fernandes also scored in the final stages.
He’s currently 18th in their list of all-time top goalscorers. The forward is now just one strike from Andy Cole’s record.
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Ryan Giggs is eighth on this list, scoring 168 points from 963 matches.
It’s exactly the same as Joe Spence, and eleven less than George Best who is widely considered one of the best players in their history.
Dennis Viollet, a member of the Busby Babes generation, struck 179 times. Jack Rowley was next with 211.
Denis Law is third, the former striker scoring 237 goals.
Sidney Bobby Charlton is second with 249 votes, and Wayne Rooney is sitting at the summit.
Rooney was the goal scorer for 253 club goals, making him an Old Trafford icon.
It remains to be determined if Ronaldo can match or surpass some of those names.
Solskjaer spoke after making his first club debut.
Solskjaer stated that he said Cristiano was his name.
Everyone who joins the team must introduce themselves. Although they may not all know his name, many do.
“The club was electric.
“The fans have enjoyed the past 10 days since he signed.
He’s fulfilled all the expectations of his team.
He does the right thing. He is a lifter and keeps everyone focused.
He puts pressure on himself, which will then put pressure on his team and us. He has been so focused and accomplished so many things in his career.
Publiated at Sun, 12 September 2021 10:37.36 +0000