Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player ever to hit 400 league goals across five of Europe’s top leagues when he grabbed Juventus” the only goal in 1-1 draw with Genoa at home in Turin late Saturday
The 33-year-old had profited from a Krzysztof Piatek’s (incidentally the man who has scored Genoa’s most goals -13- this season), error to slam home his fifth goal for his new club, thus achieving a landmark that is unique in all respects.
The Portuguese superstar scored 84 league goals for Manchester United, 311 for Real Madrid and now 5 for his new Italian club, Juventus.
The lone strike, apart from its landmark status, would have earned the hosts their ninth straight win in the league this season but Daniel Bessa’s 67th minute equalise off a Christian Kouame cross would ensure that Juve ended proceedings with a share of the spoils.
Ronaldo is also 11 goals ahead nearest goals digger, Lionel Messi who is on 389 goals for Barcelona.
Ronaldo will be hoping to continue in his rejuvenated form when he visits with his team to former club, Manchester United for a UEFA Champions League fixture on Tuesday. Last season’s leader, Ronaldo is however yet to register his name on the scoresheet in the Champions League this term.