8 years when Cristiano Ronaldo scored 50+ goals

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Lionel Messi is the only player who has managed to score 50+ goals 9 times in a calendar year. But he is not the only one who managed to score 50+ goals on multiple occasions.

Lionel Messi's free-kick goal in debut match for Inter Miami. Till now Messi has scored 65 free-kick goals in his career. | Image | The Economic Times

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 50+ goals in 8 different seasons for club & country. The Portuguese superstar is the player with numerous records including most international goals and most goals in Champions League history. 

Cristiano Ronaldo hat-tricks for club year by year

A goal-scoring machine, Cristiano Ronaldo has been an exceptional player throughout his career and provides brilliant performances in whichever jersey he puts on. He is at number two on our list of players with most 50+ goals in a calendar year 

Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest-paid footballer of 2023 | Image -

2023 - 50 Goals & 14 Assists

After Joining Saudi club Al Nassr in January 2023, he has played 47 matches, scoring 40 goals. For the national team, he netted 10 goals in EURO Qualification 2023/2024 across nine matches.

Football Stats: Cristiano Ronaldo is the player to score 50+ goals for the second-highest times | Getty Images

2017 - 53 Goals & 12 Assists

Ronaldo continued to play a crucial role for Real Madrid in the 2016-2017 season, helping the team win La Liga and the UEFA Champions League and became the first team to successfully defend their Champions League title.

2016 - 55 Goals & 16 Assists

In 2016, Cristiano Ronaldo had the biggest achievement for his national side as Portugal won their first-ever European title, The UEFA Euro. He scored 13 goals in 13 appearances for Portugal and had the best time with his nation.

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks into the top 10 list of most free-kicks in football history after scoring his 60th free-kick.

 2015 - 57 Goals & 17 Assists

CR7 scored 16 goals and provided 5 assists in 12 UCL games but unfortunately, Real Madrid didn't win the title. He was awarded the FIFA Ballon d'Or for the third time in his career. 

Cristiano Ronaldo in 2016

2014 - 61 Goals & 20 Assists

Ronaldo once again showed his hunger for goals and trophies in football during the 2014 season. He produced his fourth consecutive 50+ goalscoring season and won the Ballon d'Or award for his incredible 2013 season with Real Madrid. 

Cristiano Ronaldo in 2015 | UEFA.com

2013 - 69 Goals & 15 Assists

Ronaldo set a new record for the most goals scored in a single UEFA Champions League campaign during the 2012-2013 season, with a total of 17 goals. Real Madrid completed their European double in 2013

2012 - 63 Goals & 13 Assists

In the 2011-2012 La Liga season, Real Madrid won the league title, ending Barcelona's domestic dominance. Cristiano Ronaldo played a crucial role throughout the campaign, contributing with 40 goals and 9 assists.

Cristiano Ronaldo in 2012

2011 - 60 Goals & 18 Assists

Cristiano scored 43 goals and provided 12 assists in 34 appearances in La Liga while scoring 5 goals and providing 4 assists in 10 Champions League matches. Ronaldo produced his first 50+ goalscoring season in 2011.

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