Will the Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo be able to surpass the thousand goals record of the football king Pele? Cristiano Ronaldo is 33 goals away from Pele’s official goal record. The time will give a more accurate answer.
But just a month ago, the Brazilian legend Pele voted Cristiano Ronaldo as the best player in the current world. Though later he changed his choice within just one month. But he took himself as the greatest of all time. Now, the former English defender Gary Neville believes that Cristiano will beat Pele’s thousand goals record.
Yes, the 45 years old former English professional footballer believes that the former Real Madrid striker CR7 is planning to surpass Pele and wants to become the greatest of all time.
At the Old Trafford, the Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo and Gary Neville played a total of six seasons alongside. The former teammate of Cristiano Ronaldo thought that Cristiano is the only player who can overtake Pele and becomes the greatest of all time. And, he also demanded that it is Cristiano’s plan right now.
“Ronaldo’s drive to become the best in the world was out of this world. I think he has a plan to go on & take over Pele’s record”
Gary Neville gives a little of what goes inside the mind of CR7 🧠 pic.twitter.com/8NwXDd6FiO
— Italian Football TV (@IFTVofficial) May 2, 2020
Gary Neville who was the assistant coach of the England national football team, was the last manager of the Spanish club Valencia. From the Spanish side, he has been sacked, and now, he is connected with Sky Sports.
Though Gary Neville has talked about the thousand goals of the Brazilian legend Pele, it is actually a controversial decision. Through the different sources, the three World Cup-winner has scored more than twelve hundred goals. Now, according to the Goal. com, after playing a thousand matches, the Portuguese forward Cristiano has scored 725 goals so far.
If we look at the statistics, it is really tough to overtake Pele. But considering the national side statistics, Cristiano has overtaken Pele a long time ago. The Brazilian legend Pele has scored 77 goals wearing the shirt of Brazil national team. But Cristiano has scored already 99 international goals so far.
Quick Reminder: Cristiano Ronaldo is just 33 goals away from breaking Pele’s all time senior career goal record of 757 goals.
It means he may become football’s all-time leading goalscorer in 2021. 🐐 pic.twitter.com/1NvA9Ns7kq
— P/R Football (@prfootbaII) May 3, 2020
Generally, the players do no leak the personal target. But the former English defender thought that Cristiano Ronaldo himself has given so much importance to his personal target frankly. Cristiano is one of the players Gary Neville played with who is giving importance to his personal achievement.
To become the world’s best, how much a footballer can make the sacrifice? Cristiano Ronaldo has been used as the icon by his former teammate. At the age of 35, with the Italian side, Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo is doing so well. Before postposing the season because of the Coronavirus, Ronaldo has scored 21 goals in 22 appearances.