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Ronaldo Makes European History

Cristiano Ronaldo Makes European History

by Kurt Buckerfield

Mar 13, 2019 08:00 PM

Tags: Cristiano Ronaldo UEFA Champions League Real Madrid Juventus Lionel Messi

Following superstar Cristiano Ronaldo's goals in Juventus' 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League this week, the Portuguese made European history by setting yet another record.

Click through the gallery above to see the five leading scorers in European cub competition history, according to 

The Italian giants were 2-0 down heading into the second leg of their round of 16 tie against Atletico on Tuesday, leaving them with the difficult task of mounting a big comeback.

Juventus got off to a great start when Ronaldo found the back with a spectacular header at the far post 27 minutes into the second leg – his 125th goal in UEFA club competitions, a new record.  

Watch: Giggs on Messi & Ronaldo 

The Portuguese forward then went on to score another two goals to complete his eighth Champions League hat-trick, equalling Lionel Messi's record in the competition.

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Ronaldo has scored 24 goals and assisted 12 strikes in 36 games for Juventus so far this season.

Do you think Ronaldo can win the Champions League with Juventus this season? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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