Cristiano Ronaldo and the Champions League have a unique romance. The Portuguese, who has earned the nickname ‘Mister Champions’ has achieved all kinds of records in the most important club competition, however, it is never enough for CR7 and with the debut of United, Ronaldo equaled the record for games played in the competition with 177 games, equaling Iker Casillas.
At the moment he shares the record with the legendary former Real Madrid goalkeeper, but he will surely surpass it in the next game of the ‘Red Devils’, thus increasing his legend in the UEFA Champions League.
As if that were not enough, the Portuguese debuted in the Champions League in his new stage as a Manchester United footballer and he did it by scoring a goal, thus increasing his figure to a total of 135 goals, an area where he is also a leader.
Cristiano Ronaldo also owns the Record for most goals in a UEFA Champions League season: 17 goals scored in 2013/2014, most penalties scored (19), most finals won (5).
In addition to this, he is the only player who has scored in three Champions League finals, as well as he is the only player who has scored in all six games of a group stage. and the only player to have scored 11 consecutive games in the competition.