Incredible Ronaldo statistic revealed

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Following Cristiano Ronaldo's record-breaking goal for Juventus earlier this week, an incredible statistic has emerged, and it is one that could put an end to any doubt that he is Portugal's greatest-ever export.

Ronaldo scored Juve's opening goal in their 2-0 win over Bologna on Monday evening, and in the process became Serie A's leading Portuguese goalscorer of all time, with 43 strikes to his name in the competition.

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Remarkably, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner holds that same record in two other leagues across Europe, having previously proven his goalscoring prowess with both Manchester United and Real Madrid. 

Ronaldo is the Premier League's leading Portuguese forward after netting 84 goals for the Red Devils, 55 more than his nearest competitor Luis Boa Morte managed in England's top flight.

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With Los Blancos, the Sporting Lisbon graduate scored an incredible 311 times in LaLiga, which is not only the best return by a Portuguese player in the division, but is also the second-most by any player in the competition's history, behind Lionel Messi.

Scroll through the gallery below to see where Ronaldo currently ranks in the race for the 2019/20 European Golden Shoe

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