Cristiano Ronaldo, magician of the football world, sets records tumbling

| Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 09:06
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Cristiano Ronaldo

Against Wolfsburg, he shows the world what he is made of, once again | Photo: IANS

Madrid: We have all seen the magic of Cristiano Ronaldo. From the time the teenager Portuguese made his first appearance for English Premier League (EPL) giants Manchester United that got him a standing ovation, to this day in the history of world football, the legend of Ronaldo has only grown.

And on Wednesday, against Wolfsburg, in the high pressure second leg of the quarter final, he showed the world what he is made of, once again.

Here are a few number that only add to hundred other reasons as to why he is probably the greatest footballer to have ever walked on the face of this planet.

Ronaldo has now scored 16 Champions League goals this season. The most scored in a Champions League season is 17 - a record set by Ronaldo.

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 No other player has ever scored 15 Champions League goals in a single season - Ronaldo has now done it twice.

 He's scored three more goals (13) than the entire Arsenal team in this season's competition. He's scored one more than Chelsea (15).

Ronaldo has scored 40 goals in 35 Champions League games at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Ronaldo has now scored 34 goals in 36 Champions League knock-out matches for Real Madrid.

Ronaldo has now scored at least 8 more goals than any other player in the Champions League this season.

He's scored 15 goals just in Champions League quarter-final ties.

93 - The total number of goals scored by Ronaldo in his 125 Champions League appearances.

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