Ronaldo equals Messi UCL record

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has equalled Lionel Messi’s record for the most home goals scored in UEFA Champions League history.

Ronaldo found name on the score sheet once again on Tuesday evening when he opened the scoring in Juventus’ 2-1 Champions League Group G win Hungarian side Ferencvaros.

In doing so, the Portuguese superstar extended overall record in the competition to 132 goals (including qualifying) across spells Manchester United, Real Madrid and the Bianconeri.

Of that tally, 70 of goals have now been scored in home matches which sees the 35-year-old draw level long-time rival Lionel Messi for the most home goals in the competition’s history.

Messi has netted all 70 of strikes at FC ’s famed Nou Camp arena, whereas Ronaldo’s tally is spread across matches at Old Trafford, the Santiago Bernabeu and the Allianz Stadium.

With Juve and Barca having secured progression to the Round of 16 of this season’s competition, it is likely that both stars will expand on the current record in the coming months.

The Nation