Cristiano Ronaldo’s mind-blowing success in football has seen him break countless records, and this season could be no exception either.
As one of the undisputed greats of the game, Ronaldo has made breaking records an almost yearly thing for both club and country.
The Portugal legend has, in fact, accumulated so many that it’s hard for even us to keep count anymore.
And, while he hasn’t quite reached the same heights he once managed at Real Madrid, Ronaldo could end this season with another five stunning records to his growing personal collection.
So, we decided to take a look at what the superstar can achieve this season.
Most goals in a single season for Juventus
Admittedly, this one will be a tough one as Ronaldo has struggled to carry over his Real Madrid form over to Italy.
The 34-year-old has only scored six goals in 13 appearances across all competitions under Maurizio Sarri. It leaves him a long way short of matching Ferenc Herzer’s record of 35 goals for Juventus way back in the 1925/26 season.
But we believe nothing is impossible when it comes to Ronaldo defying the odds. Let’s face – he loves a challenge anyway.
Most European titles
Ronaldo is the undisputed king of the Champions League having won the competition five times with Manchester United and Real Madrid.
Surprisingly, though, he still doesn’t hold the record for the most European Cups won in a player’s career. That currently belongs to fellow Los Blancos icon Francisco “Paco” Gento.
The former Spanish winger, who is an honorary president of Real, won six European Cups. All of these came during his playing days at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Considering Juventus’ determination to end their 23-year Champions League drought, however, we might still see Ronaldo lift the famous trophy again this season.
International goals record
Iranian legend Ali Daei’s incredible tally of 109 international goals is definitely within Ronaldo’s grasp. Even Daei knows it’s only a matter of time before he loses that record.
And, while Ronaldo still has some way to go on 95 goals, there’s no reason to believe why he cannot break Daei’s record.
Portugal will certainly need him firing on all cylinders, with two must-win European qualifiers coming up this month against Lithuania and Luxembourg.
If they win, Ronaldo can then bang some more goals in the upcoming Euro 2020 tournament.
Golden Boots from three different leagues
Ronaldo won the Premier League Golden Boot in 2007/08 for Manchester United, and the Pichichi Trophy three times at Real Madrid.
The Portuguese superstar, therefore, is out to make it a hat-trick this season. Although he found out the hard way that scoring in the Serie A isn’t as easy as La Liga during his debut campaign.
Nevertheless, he did score an impressive 21 goals in 31 games to finish just five goals behind last season winner’s Fabio Quagliarella.
A sixth Ballon d’Or
To nobody’s surprise, this is the big one that Juventus are desperately hoping goes Ronaldo’s way.
Aside from moving ahead of Lionel Messi for a record sixth title, Ronaldo would become the first Juventus winner since Pavel Nedved in 2003.
And there’s no arguing with his credentials either given the 34-year-old’s strong start to his Bianconeri career. He was once again the star of the show as the club won both the Serie A and Suppercoppa Italiana.
Ronaldo then capped off an impressive season by leading Portugal to UEFA Nations League glory in the summer.
So, what do you think? Do you agree that these awards are achievable for Ronaldo?