In the 1,200th game of his professional career, Cristiano Ronaldo scored one goal and set up another for Al-Nassr. The 38-year-old player helped the Saudi club beat Al-Riyadh 4–1, which kept them in the running for first place in the Saudi Pro League 2023–24.
Al-Nassr beat Al-Riyadh in Saudi Pro League, thanks to Ronaldo
To break the tie in the 31st minute, the Portuguese player headed in Sadio Mane’s cross. Just before halftime, he set up Otavio with a smooth cross, and the Uruguayan headed it home.
It was crazy how long Ronaldo’s career went when he played his record 1200th game. He is now the most successful player in football history. Although El Bicho has played in over 1,200 games since his professional debut with his old team, Sporting CP, in 2002, he has no plans to retire any time soon and wants to keep playing the game.
“One more point!” Thanks to everyone on my team who helped me win my 1200th game. Ronaldo wrote on Instagram, “What a ride, but we’re not done yet.”
Ronaldo will be 39 years old on February 5, but he no longer seems like he wants to stop. He has scored 49 goals this year, just one less than Erling Haaland, who is in great form and has 50.
The former star player for Real Madrid used to play against Lionel Messi, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Luis Suarez. Now he faces new stars like Haaland, Kylian Mbappe, and others. Ronaldo has played for some of the best teams in the world, including Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Juventus. It is worth noting that it was there that he made history and became a legend.
Ronaldo played 438 games for Real Madrid and scored 450 goals, which is a record that is likely to stay unbroken. He also set up 131 goals. During his two stints with Man United, the forward scored 145 goals and set up 64 others. Also, During his 21-year career, Ronaldo also won the UEFA Champions League many times and the Ballon d’Or five times, which is the highest individual award in football.