Cristiano Ronaldo has hit a big mile stone in 2014 already, scoring his 400th goal. It came on the second goal of a game against Celta Vigo in La Liga action, and he dedicated the goals to Portugal goal-scoring legend Eusébio, who was laid to rest in Lisbon earlier that the day.
“I dedicate these two goals to you Eusebio but in fact you were the one who scored them,” Ronaldo said, via the Telegraph. “You’ll always be in my heart.
“We have lost one of the greatest players of all time.”
Against Atletico Madrid in a derby match up in the semi-final of the Copa del Rey Ronaldo scored two more goals, both of which came after penalties. One in the seventh minute and one in the 16th. According to a post on Reddit, Ronaldo has now scored in every minute of a soccer game. Here is a break down of the goals scored over his career by when they occurred.
Note: I have not looked through the data personally to verify this.
Here are some other breakdowns of Ronaldo’s goal scoring from the Telegraph, published following his 400th goal in early January.