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Cristiano Ronaldo proves he is the ultimate big game player

Cristiano Ronaldo proves he is the ultimate big game player as it is revealed he has scored an incredible 51 per cent of his Champions League goals in the knockout stages

  • Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 125 goals in the Champions League in his career
  • Lionel Messi has 108 goals in the competition and Karim Benzema is third on 60
  • Juventus are trying to win the European Cup for the first time since 1996

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 51 per cent of his Champions League goals in the knockout stages.

The Juventus forward has scored more goals in Europe’s elite competition than anyone else. 

After notching against Ajax on Wednesday night, Ronaldo now has 125 Champions League goals.

 The Juventus forward has scored more goals in Europe’s elite competition than anyone else

Cristiano Ronaldo lunged through the air near the six-yard line to give Juventus the lead

Cristiano Ronaldo lunged through the air near the six-yard line to give Juventus the lead

For context, Lionel Messi has 108 goals in the competition and Karim Benzema is third on 60. 

Ronaldo signed for Juventus for £88million as Massimiliano Allegri’s side try to win the European Cup for the first time since 1996.

The Portuguese international scored a hat-trick against Atletico Madrid in the last-16 second leg. 

Ajax’s David Neres managed to cancel out Ronaldo’s goal on Wednesday as the first leg ended 1-1. 

The result would have suited Juventus more as they take an away goal back to the Allianz Arena.  

The home supporters were in raptures as David Neres stood before them after scoring for Ajax

The home supporters were in raptures as David Neres stood before them after scoring for Ajax

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