Cristiano Ronaldo claims records are looking for him after 700th goal

Cristiano Ronaldo claims records are looking for him after 700th goal

- Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 700th career-goal as Ukraine stunned Portugal 2-1 in a Euro 2020 qualifier

- Roman Yaremchuk and Andriy Yarmolenko netted two goals for Ukraine in the first half

- The Ukraine side has now qualified for the Euro 2020 tournament

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Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus and Portugal forward, made a massive statement after scoring his 700th career goal on Monday night at NSK Olimpijs Kiev.

Ronaldo’s goal from the spot was not enough to stop Selecao from suffering a 2-1 defeat as Ukraine claimed a place in the Euro 2020.

Reacting moments after the contest, the ex-Real Madrid and Man United star stressed that it is no longer strange for him to set new standards.

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"Not just anyone can reach this figure. Thank you to my team-mates, colleagues and coaches who have helped me to become the player I am.

"... How many records do I have? I don't know. I have to enjoy the moment and thank those who helped me reach this impressive mark.

"The last time I played at this ground I won the Champions League, a beautiful moment that is in the past. Today we played well but couldn't win. Records come naturally—I don't go looking for them; records are looking for me! Without having an obsession, they happen naturally."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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