Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has made 177 Champions League appearances, equaling Iker Casillas’ record.
Ronaldo led Manchester United in the opening match of the UEFA Champions League. It is group stage away to Switzerland’s Young Boys on Tuesday But lost 1-2 to the home team. According to ufabet
Cristiano Ronaldo has made 177 Champions League appearances
Despite his disappointing results, Ronaldo set a personal record with 177 appearances in the Champions League. A record equal to former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas.
The 36-year-old’s 177 appearances have come in 53 appearances for Manchester United, 101 for Real Madrid and 23 for Juventus.
Ronaldo’s one goal was his 36th goal against a team in the Champions League. That is a record equal to that of new Paris Saint-Germain star Lionel Messi.
Ronaldo rejoined Manchester United at the end of August in a reported €15 million ($17.7 million, plus another $9.5 million in add-ons) move , 12 years after leaving United for Real Madrid.
But a 35th-minute red card to Manchester United right back Aaron Wan-Bissaka drastically altered the tie as the Red Devils were forced into a defensive shell after subbing off Jadon Sancho to compensate.
Still, United looked happy to come away with the point after playing 55 minutes down a man. That withstanding 18 shots while only conceding a 66th-minute goal to Moumi Ngamaleu. That is, until the 95th minute.
U.S. men’s national team forward Jordan Pefok pounced on an errant. ill-advised back pass from Jesse Lingard in stoppage time and slotted in the dramatic winner to the roars of a jubilant home crowd.