Top 10 Strikers in the world 2012: 2 - Cristiano Ronaldo

14 September 2012 10:00

In an era with Lionel Messi, Cristiano will never truly be seen as the best player in the world. Although with the ability to carry his club & country, his goal scoring stats are remarkable.

Even Johan Cruyff, the Barcelona legend, had this to say. “Ronaldo is better than George Best & Denis Law, who were two brilliant and great players in the history of United.”

In 292 appearances for Manchester United, he managed to score 118 goals.Cristiano has scored 150 goals in 149 appearnaces for Real Madrid, since his £80,000,000 move from Manchester United. He scored 60 goals for Real Madrid last season, 46 coming in the league.

Cristiano Ronaldo - £80,000,000 transfer – At Manchester United Cristiano Ronaldo achieved many incredible things, winning the Champions League most notably. However, this transfer to his boy-hood club Real Madrid gave a message to the footballing world. The previous season, Ronaldo had won the Ballon d'Or with Manchester United. Not only does this transfer show that Ronaldo is the most expensive footballer of all time, but also at the time he was best in the world.

Source: DSG