Cristiano Ronaldo notched two goals in Real Madrid’s Champions League clash with Swedish side Malmo this week and it might seem like business as usual.  But it was far from it with the forward’s tallies giving him his 500th and 501st goals in his professional career.  And Ronaldo has done it all while wearing his favored Nike Mercurial soccer cleats.

The personal career mark also helped draw Ronaldo level with Raul as the all-time goal leader for Real Madrid with 323 goals as well as extending his record number of UEFA Champions League goals at 82.

This is a great breakdown that we ran across on MessivsRonaldo.net that highlights how and where his goals were scored.

Ronaldo 501 Career Goals Infographic

Infographic courtesy of messivsronaldo.net


And fans should expect one of the game’s most lethal goalscorers to reach the 600 goal milestone soon.  Ronaldo has scored 50+ goals every season since the 2010/11 campaign.  He his a career best 61 goals during the 2014/15 campaign and if off and running with 10 thus far in 2015/16.

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