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Cristiano Ronaldo hits 801st career goals – Top 10 all-time goal scorers

The Portuguese scored a brace in Man Utd 3-2 win against Arsenal

Cristiano Ronaldo ensured Manchester United secure a hard-fought 3-2 win against Arsenal at Old Trafford on Thursday.

The match which concluded the mid-week Premier League games witnessed an end to end action from both teams. Emile Smith Rowe put the visitors in front.

But Bruno Fernandes ensured the scores are level at half time with his strike.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 800th career goal with the simplest finish to put Manchester United up in the 56th minute but Martin Oedegaard equalised for Arsenal two minutes later.

Ronaldo completed his brace in the 70th minute when scored from the spot kick for Manchester United’s third on the day and his career’s 801st.

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To celebrate his milestone we bring back the top 10 all-time goal scorers.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo – 801
2. Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Pelé) – 767
2. Lionel Messi – 757
4. Romário de Souza Faria – 734
5. Gerd Mueller – 720
6. Ferenc Puskás – 706
7. Josef Bican – 636
8. Eusébio da Silva Ferreira – 615
9. Robert Lewandowski 578
10. Zlatan Ibrahimovic 567

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Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Talks sports with a great bias toward Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey, and Football. Former media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won the West African University Games, and the Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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