Cristiano Ronaldo has yet again managed to make a surprise for his brilliant achievements on the field. The Portuguese-blooded player seemed never satisfied with his achievements.
The player with five Ballon d’Or titles is 36 years old. He certainly wasn’t young anymore. Ronaldo even more so and proves that age is not a barrier.
Awards and various records he got recently. In just two months (September-October 2021), Ronaldo has proven his quality.
1. Top score of all time
Gunness World Records named Cristiano Ronaldo as the all-time top scorer in the international arena in September 2021. Ronaldo managed to set this record after Portugal’s match against Ireland on September 2, 2021.
Ronaldo led Portugal to a 2-1 lead with a header. That goal also made his team win narrowly in the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers.
2. Premier League player of the month September
Reported by the official Premier League website , Cristiano Ronaldo managed to become the best player or Player of the Month in September 2021. Ronaldo won this award from five other candidates, namely Joao Cancelo, Antonio Rudiger, Mohamed Salah, Allan Saint-Maximin, and Ismaila Sarr.
This nick is certainly a hope for Manchester United fans to be even more optimistic in the title competition. Ronaldo will be increasingly in the spotlight thanks to his actions on the field.
3. Match Wayne Rooney’s record
After receiving the Player of the Month award in September 2021, Cristiano Ronaldo automatically equaled Wayne Rooney’s record as the player to have won the Premier League’s Player of the Month award. Both of them have collected five Player of the Month.
Although Ronaldo still has not surpassed Wayne Rooney’s achievements, it is possible that he can register his name again as Player of the Month in the following month. Ronaldo is still quite early in starting his second career with Manchester United. He may still get another award.
4. Packed the most number of hat-tricks internationally
In the Euro Zone 2022 World Cup Qualification match, Ronaldo managed to accumulate his 10th hat – trick . His three new goals were obtained after winning the match against Luxembourg. Portugal also won with a final score of 5-0 on Wednesday 13 October 2021.
This incision makes Cristiano Ronaldo the top international hat-trick scorer. Previously, this record was held by the Swedish player, Sven Rydell, with a total of nine hat-tricks. Iran’s Ali Daei is just below him with eight hat – tricks.
5. Voted Manchester United Player of the Month for September
After the Premier League selected Cristiano Ronaldo as September’s Player of the Month winner, Manchester United did the same. The 36-year-old player is again in the spotlight for a number of achievements and records that always follow him.
Cristiano Ronaldo has actually just started his season again in the Red Devils squad after his move from Juventus. However, with these achievements, it is enough to prove that Ronaldo’s quality cannot be doubted.
Manchester United need players like this to be a mentor and enthusiasm for their young players. They want to compete and achieve glory again after being left by Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013.