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Brilliant stat shows Cristiano Ronaldo got better with age

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It is no myth at all that Cristiano Ronaldo has aged like fine wine over the years. A brilliant stat summarizes the notion perfectly.

At the age of 35, Cristiano Ronaldo continues to defy nature and do far beyond what one should expect.

For forwards, the age of 30 and upwards is the stage where there’s a certain decline in their game. Most especially when it comes to the physical side of things.

With incredible training routines and a mentality to go with, Ronaldo has kept himself in shape and it’s no surprise he continues to break records and leap bounds.

CR7 didn’t just start all of this now, it’s something that has gone on over the years.

If you still think all of the above is a myth, a stat will do justice to those thoughts. At the moment, Cristiano Ronaldo has five Ballon d’Or awards, 140 Champions League goals and four Champions League triumphs to his name.

Let’s go back to when he was only 27. His stats were nothing close to what we see above. CR7 fan CristianoYard compiled his stats at the time and it shows how much Ronaldo won in the last couple years.

Put in persective, Ronaldo won the Ballon d’or thrice, four Champions Leagues and scored more than 100 UCL goals in the last seven years.

At a time where he should have been hitting a decline, CR7 upped his game and got even better.

A new season is just underway and you can put your money on Ronaldo adding yet more illustrious records to his name.