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Top ten highest goalscorers of all time as Cristiano Ronaldo breaks record

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Cristiano Ronaldo is now the football all-time highest goalscorer with his first and second goals equaling and breaking Josef Bican’s 805 goal record on Saturday.

Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick on Saturday which took his tallies to 807 goals being the highest in football history.

The hat-trick, being the 59th of his blistering career, were his 805th, 806th and 807th career goals.

It also means the Portugal international has scored 136 goals for Manchester United, 450 for Real Madrid, 101 at Juventus, 115 for Portugal and five for Sporting Lisbon.

The Portuguese legend has now overtaken Austria-Czech icon Josef Bican, who mains a second place in the chart with 805 goals.

Brazilian legend, Romario, is in the third position with 772 goals for club and country while Argentina and Paris Saint-Germain’s superstar, Lionel Messi occupies the fourth spot with 759 goals.

Here are the top 10 highest goalscorers in the history of football:

10. Tulio Maravilha
575 goals (total games unknown) – 1988-2019

9, Uwe Seeler
575+ goals (total games unknown) – 1953-1978

8. Ferenc Deak
576+ goals (total games unknown) – 1940-1957

7. Gerd Muller
734 goals in 793 games – 1962-1981

6. Ferenc Puskas
746+ goals in 754+ games – 1943-1966

5. Pele
757 goals in 831 games – 1957-1977

4. Lionel Messi
759 goals in 961 games – 2003-present.

3. Romario
772 goals 994 games – 1985-2007

2. Josef Bican
805+ goals in 530+ games – 1931-1956

1. Cristiano Ronaldo
807 goals in 1,110 games – 2001-present

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Juventus give Arsenal three players in exchange deal for Giorgio Chiellini’s replacement

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Juventus are so desperate to land defender, Gabriel Magalhaes this summer and will offer Arsenal three players, according to Corriere dello Sport.

The Old Lady have identified Gabriel as a possible successor to Giorgio Chiellini, who will leave Turin this summer, and are keen to reach a quick agreement with Arsenal.

It is understood that the three players Juventus will offer Arsenal to force the deal for their 24-year-old centre-back are Arthur Melo, Weston McKennie and Moise Kean.

The report added that Juventus sporting director Federico Cherubini has travelled to London for talks with Arsenal over a deal for Gabriel.

Juventus are in the market to replace Chiellini, who is leaving the Serie A giants this summer after 17 years.

However, it’s claimed that Arsenal are demanding at least £42.4million for Gabriel.

Gabriel joined the Gunners from Lille in a £27million deal in 2020.

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EPL: Man Utd warn Barcelona over De Jong transfer

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Manchester United have made it clear to Barcelona, they will not meet their £70 million asking price for Frenkie De Jong, according to Daily Mail.

The Premier League side are keen on signing De Jong, as Paul Pogba is set to leave on a free transfer this summer.

The Barca midfielder has already been identified by incoming manager, Erik Ten Hag, as a potential option having already managed him at Ajax.

Barcelona are open to a deal, as they are also seeking funds to put together a deal for Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski.

However, United have informed the LaLiga club that they do not want to spend a significant part of their summer budget on signing De Jong.

Barca are looking to recoup the £65 million they spent on signing the 25-year-old from Ajax in 2019.

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Aubameyang announces retirement

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Gabon and Barcelona striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, on Wednesday, announced his retirement from international football.

Aubameyang has decided to focus on his club career.

The former Arsenal captain represented his nation for over ten years and also wore the captain’s armband

The 32-year-old appeared 72 times for Gabon, scoring 30 goals.

In a letter to the Gabonese FA, Aubameyang wrote, according to Mundo Deportivo: “After 13 [thirteen] years of pride in representing my country, I announce that I’m ending my international career.

“I would like to thank the Gabonese people and all those who have supported me in the good and the bad times.

“Sharing it with all the people was an unforgettable moment. I thank our President, his Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba who has always supported the Panthers and has always worked for football to evolve in our country.

“I would also like to thank all my coaches, staff and the players that I have come across during this career.

“Finally, I thank my father who gave me the desire to do like him, hoping to have made him proud by wearing our colours.”

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