When did Ronaldo start taking free-kicks?
In his career, starting from his professional debut in the 2002-03 season with Sporting CP, Ronaldo has scored 55 free-kicks for both club and country….Ronaldo and free-kicks: 55 goals in 18 years.
|Sporting CP (2002-03)||0|
|Manchester United (2003-09)||13|
|Real Madrid (2009-18)||32|
How many free-kicks has Ronaldo took?
With a free-kick against Ecuador Messi now has gone past Ronaldo’s 57 career free-kick goals’ tally.
When’s the last time Ronaldo scored a free-kick?
His only successful free-kick came during last July’s derby against Torino – his 43rd attempt.
Who’s the best free-kick taker?
The 10 most prolific free-kick takers of all time
- Ronald Koeman – 60.
- David Beckham – 65.
- Pele – 70.
- Juninho Pernambucano – 77. There was only ever going to be one winner, wasn’t there? Juninho absolutely perfected the ‘knuckleball technique and scored from dead balls with unerring efficiency.
What did Ronaldo do with a free kick?
Ronaldo quickly became known for scoring fairly outrageous free kick goals during his Manchester United career – in fact his first United goal was from a free kick.
How many free kick goals has Messi scored?
To highlight how different their routes to these totals have been, at the end of 2013 Ronaldo was on 39 free kick goals, with Messi on just 14! Similarly, from 2017-2019, Messi scored 23 free kick goals to Ronaldo’s 5; however, from 2009-2011, Ronaldo scored 21 direct free kick goals to Messi’s 3.
How many goals did Ronaldo score for Man Utd?
He finished his Man Utd career with 5 goals in each of his last 2 seasons, and then continued this free kick form into his La Liga career, scoring 23 direct free kick goals in his first 5 seasons.